General microbiology

Course Code :1060FBDBMW
Study domain:Biomedical Sciences
Academic year:2017-2018
Semester:2nd semester
Sequentiality:
Contact hours:46
Credits:5
Study load (hours):140
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 2nd semester
Lecturer(s)Peter Delputte
Louis Maes
Paul Cos
Herman Goossens

3. Course contents *

Besides a general introduction, the course contains two large parts: a virology part and a bacteriology and mycology part. The structure and multiplication (in vitro and in vivo) of viruses, bacteria, fungi and yeasts are discussed in detail, referring to important infectious agents and their taxonomy. The pathogenesis, diagnosis, prevention and treatment are discussed.