Course: Medical Microbiology

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Course title Medical Microbiology
Course code KME/481
Organizational form of instruction Lecture + Lesson
Level of course Master
Year of study not specified
Frequency of the course In each academic year, in the winter semester.
Semester Winter
Number of ECTS credits 6
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory
Form of instruction unspecified
Work placements unspecified
Recommended optional programme components None
  • Žampachová Eva, MUDr.
Course content
Content of lectures: 1. Bacteria and viruses in human pathology 2. Anti-microbial drugs used in praxis Content of practices: 1. Preparation of cultivation media 2. Microscopic and cultivation diagnosis in bacteriology 3. Serologic diagnosis

Learning activities and teaching methods
Monologic (reading, lecture, briefing), Demonstration
  • Preparation for exam - 40 hours per semester
  • Preparation for credit - 40 hours per semester
  • Preparation for classes - 30 hours per semester
  • Class attendance - 56 hours per semester
Learning outcomes
To acquaint students with basics in medical mikrobiology. Morphology, cultivation methods, laboratory diagnostics will be shown as well as basic taxonomy, clinical aspects and therapy
Students get overview about the diagnostic methods in medical microbiology, the labour safety and the basics of epidemiology and immunology of infectious diseases. Students learn more about the infectious agents with using its taxonomical and anatomical divisions. Students have overview about the options in diagnostic microbiology, prophylaxis and therapy.
No specific requirements are necessary.

Assessment methods and criteria
Oral examination

Oral exam. Presence in practicals at least 80%
Recommended literature
  • Bednář a spol.: Lékařská mikrobiologie. Marvil 1996..
  • Scharfen J. ml., Diferenciální diagnostika v klinické mikrobiologii.. Nucleus HK, 2013.
  • Votava M., a kol. : Lékařská mikrobiologie obecná. Neptun, 2001.
  • Votava M., a kol. : Lékařská mikrobiologie speciální.. Neptun, 2003.
  • Votava M., a kol. : Vyšetřovací metody v lékařské mikrobiologii. Neptun, 2010.
  • Votava M., Kultivační půdy v lékařské mikrobiologii.. Hortus, 2000.

Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Category of Branch/Specialization Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty: Faculty of Science Study plan (Version): Clinical Biology (1) Category: Biology courses - Recommended year of study:-, Recommended semester: Winter