Microbiology and Hygiene

A.Y. 2021/2022
Overall hours
Learning objectives
The purpose of the teaching of the theoretical part is that the participants acquire basic knowledge on microorganisms and understand the relationships between the structure and the biological activity, especially the pathogenic one; acquire basic knowledge on the main aspects of hygiene with particular attention to the epidemiology and prophylaxis of infectious diseases
The aim of the teaching of the practical part is that the participants learn some basic techniques as well as the use of the basic equipment of the microbiological laboratory
Expected learning outcomes
At the end of the theoretical teaching the student will have specifically acquired an understanding of the essential structural and functional differences between viruses and bacteria and consequently will have acquired an understanding of the differences in medical intervention in infections caused by viruses and infections caused by bacteria.
At the end of the practical teaching the student will be able to apply some basic methods of the microbiological laboratory and in particular will have understood the application versatility of the methods based on bacterial growth in microbiological analyzes
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
Second semester
BIO/19 - MICROBIOLOGY - University credits: 8
Single bench laboratory practical: 48 hours
Lessons: 40 hours
Professor: Zanotto Carlo