Information Package / Course Catalogue
Virology
Course Code: TL110
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: Short Cycle (Associate's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

Getting information about the general characteristics of viruses, their structure, antigenic properties, production, diagnostic methods and treatment.

Course Content

Structural properties of viruses, replication, infections, methods used in the diagnosis of these infections and ways of prevention and treatment will be discussed.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.Describes the general characteristics of viruses.
2.Lists DNA and RNA viruses.
3.Lists the methods used in the diagnosis of viruses.
4.Describes ways of protection from viral infection.
5. Be able to define the laboratory diagnosis of viral infections.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.1.Genel Viroloji, Şemsettin ustaçelebi, Pelikan yayınları, 2008
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Introduction to virology and the definition of virology
Week 2 - Theoretical
The history of viruses and virology
Week 3 - Theoretical
Classification of viruses
Week 4 - Theoretical
Structural features of viruses
Week 5 - Theoretical
Analysing techniques of virus structures
Week 6 - Theoretical
Replication Strategies of viruses
Week 7 - Theoretical
Virus production techniques
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Mid-term exam
Week 9 - Theoretical
Virus genetics
Week 10 - Theoretical
Virus genetics
Week 11 - Theoretical
Diagnostic methods of viral infections
Week 12 - Theoretical
Diagnostic methods of viral infections
Week 13 - Theoretical
Diagnostic methods of viral infections
Week 14 - Theoretical
Prevention and treatment of viral infections
Week 15 - Theoretical
Prevention and treatment of viral infections
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory141242
Assignment2216
Midterm Examination1112
Final Examination1112
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)52
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Adnan Menderes University - Information Package / Course Catalogue