epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, and clinical features of the infections of Ebola and emergent Coronavirus infections.
epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, and clinic (typical course and complications), therapeutic possibilities, the possibilities of active and passive prophylaxis and the contumacy rules of the following exanthematous diseases: measles, rubella, V and VI disease, scarlet fever, erysipelas, shingles and other vesicular exanthemas; rickettsiosis (Mediterranean spotted fever).
Pleuropulmonary and bronchial infections
Epidemiology, etiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, prophylaxis, principles of therapy of the following syndromes:
· upper respiratory tract infections:common cold, pharyngitis and tonsillitis,epiglottitis, laryngitis, laryngotracheitis
· bronchiolitis, whooping cough.
· influenza, pandemic influenza (H1N1) / bird flu (H5N1, H7N9); Tuberculosis (pulmonary and extrapulmonary).
Hepatitis and other liver diseases
Etiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis and natural history of viral hepatitis. Knowledge of the virological "markers" .
Gastrointestinal infections and food poisoning
Food poisoning, toxinfections and intestinal infections, with particular reference to staphylococcal poisoning; E.coli infections; Salmonella spp. and Shigellae; abdominal typhus; cholera; Clostridium difficile infection and colitis.Giardiasis and other intestinal parasites
Central nervous system infections
Clinical picture of meningeal syndrome, epidemiology and clinical data characterizing the main infectious meningitis.
Describe the clinical pictures of acute and chronic infectious encephalitic syndromes, epidemiology and clinical data characterizing the main infectious encephalitis. Mention the possibilities of laboratory and radiological diagnostic assessment
Known the epidemiology, pathogenesis and natural history of HIV infection.
Describe the methods of ascertaining the status of HIV infection. Describe the main diagnostic pathways targeted at screening, confirmation and monitoring of infection and diagnostic assays for monitoring antiretroviral therapy (ARV).
Describe the clinical pictures of acute infection; clinical manifestation of the main opportunistic infections (pneumocystosis; mycobacteriosis; cerebral toxoplasmosis; cryptococcosis; HCMV disease, cryptosporidiosis, PML) and of HIV-related tumors. (Kaposi's sarcoma; LNH with a high degree of malignancy; Primary cerebral lymphoma; cervical carcinoma)
Known epidemiology, pathogenesis and clinical pictures of the following infections:
Brucellosis; Borreliosis (Lyme disease); Infectious mononucleosis and mononucleosis-like syndromes
Epidemiology, pathogenesis and main clinical features of malaria from P. falciparum, P. vivax, P. ovale, P. malariae and P. knowlesi. Indicate the clinical pictures and laboratory alterations associated with severe malaria,
Prophylaxis and the main therapeutic schemes regarding malaria.
Epidemiology and major clinical pictures of emerging vector-borne infections (Chikungunya, West Nile, Zika , Yellow fever and Dengue virus). Epidemiology and major clinical pictures of schistosomiasis and filariasis
Know the infectious diseases potentially connected to migratory flows with particular reference to American trypanosomiasis or Chagas disease.
Sexually transmitted diseases
Main sexually transmitted infections and risk factors. Refer to the main clinical pictures of syphilis, gonorrhea, Chlamidia infections.
Indicate the serological and molecular tests for the diagnosis of STIs.
Prerequisites for admission
No prior knowledge is required.