PM 202 – Medical microbiology

Course lecturer :

  • Prof Dr Hoda ElShamy
  • Ass.Prof Dr Gihan elbatouti
  • Dr Nevine Lotfy

Course assistant :

  • T.A:Ibrahim Ashraf abd elwahab
  • Ph: Heba Hesham
  • Ph:Heba Ossama
  • Ph, Ghada Ossama
  • PH karim khairy
  • Ph: Nada Elmeniawy
  • Ph :Yasmine Ashraf

Course objectives :

Recognize bacteria implicated in human diseases along with their underlying pathogenesis Correlate the clinical picture with laboratory information to establish a diagnosis. Identify and recall pathogenic fungi along with some human fungal diseases. The practical study involves the development of skills required for safe handling and identification of infectious agents

Course description :

Bacterial structure genetics and metabolism, virulence factors and normal flora Gram positive cocci Gram positive bacilli Spore forming bacilli Enteric Gram negative bacilli Vibrio &Parvobacteriacae Mycobacteria Atypical bacteria Viruses and fungi

Course assessment :

  • Written exams to assess knowledge and understanding and intellectual skills a2.
  • Practical exam to assess the acquired professional skills a3.
  • Oral exam to assess knowledge and understanding and intellectual skills a3.
  • Research and assignments to assess intellectual skills, professional skills and general and transferable skills b1.
  • Course work , practical: weekly b2.
  • Quiz: Week 5 b3.
  • Mid-term exam: Week 8 b4.
  • Final practical exam week 12-13 b4.
  • Final written exam: Week 15-17 b5.
  • Oral exam Week 15

Recommended text books :

Tortora, GJ, Funke, BR, Case CL. (2010) Microbiology, an Introduction. 10th edition. Pearson Education, Inc

Recommended refrences :

1. Levinson W. Review of medical microbiology and immunology. 12th ed. New York, Chicago, San Francisco, London, New Delhi, Sydney, Toronto: The McGraw Hill Comp; 2014. ISBN:97800717928758.

2. Ryan KJ, Ray CG, Sherris JC, editors. Sherris medical microbiology: An introduction to infectious diseases. 4th ed. New York, Chicago, San Francisco, London, New Delhi, Sydney, Toronto: The McGraw Hill Comp; 2014. ISBN-9781259255182

3. 1- Harvey RA. Microbiology. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2007.

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