Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy (to qualify as a physiotherapist) (Rovereto)

Pathology - MICROBIOLOGIA

Course code
4S02742
Name of lecturer
Caterina Signoretto
Number of ECTS credits allocated
1
Academic sector
MED/07 - MICROBIOLOGY AND CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
ROVERETO
Period
FISIO ROV 2^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE dal Oct 3, 2016 al Nov 30, 2016.

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Lesson timetable

FISIO ROV 2^ ANNO - 1^ SEMESTRE

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Learning outcomes

Basic concepts of the world of microorganisms. Major differences among bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa and their role as agents of infectious diseases. Characteristics of the various microorganisms and their structures

Syllabus

• Aims of microbiology. Classification of microorganisms in the world of the living.
• Structure and characteristics of fungi and protozoa.
• The architecture of the bacterial cell: differences between gram positive and gram negative bacteria.
• Pathogenicity and virulence of the bacteria. Bacteria pathogens conventional and opportunists bacteria
• Mechanisms of pathogenic bacteria: exotoxins and endotoxin bacterial
• Bacteria of clinical interest: streptococci, staphylococci, enterobacteri, neisserie. Batteria anaerobe obligate and spore-forming (clostridia)
• Virus: architecture, classification and mechanisms of replication.
• Mechanisms of pathogenic viruses. infections localized, generalized, silent, persistent, slow, latent.
• The Herpesviruses: HSV-1/2, VZV, EBV, CMV.
• The Retrovirus: HIV1 and 2
• Virus causes of hepatitis: HAV, HBV, HCV, HDV.
• Flue virus: Orthomyxovirus
• Polioviruses

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Elliot T., Hastings M., Desselberger U. Microbiologia Medica EMSI, Roma 1999

Assessment methods and criteria

Questions of multiple choice or short open questions + interview (when needed).

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017






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