Information Package / Course Catalogue
Microbiological Stains and Special Staining Techniques
Course Code: MİK503
Course Type: Required
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 2
Credit: 3
Lab: 0
ECTS: 4
Objectives of the Course

The objective of this course is to give information about different staining methods used in microbiology.

Course Content

The stains used in microbiology and their classification. The classification of staining methods. Gram staining method, Tuberculose staining method, capsule staining method, Flagella staining method, Lipid staining method, Ricketsia staining method, spore staining method. The preperation of staining solutions.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Assoc. Prof. Uğur PARIN
Prof. Kadir Serdar DİKER
Learning Outcomes
1.1. To be able to list different staining methods used in microbiology
2.2. To be able to classify staining methods
3.3. To be able to prepare staining solutions
4.4. To be able to use the necessary information
5.Lecture
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Koneman's Color Atlas and Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology
2.Bergey's manual of systematic bacteriology
3.Collins and Lyne's Microbiological Methods 8th Edition
4.Temel Mikrobiyoloji
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Staining species in microbiology
Week 2 - Theoretical
Classification of staining species used in microbiology
Week 3 - Theoretical
Classification of staining methods used in microbiology
Week 4 - Theoretical
Classification of staining methods used in microbiology
Week 5 - Theoretical
Gram’s Staining method
Week 6 - Theoretical
Gram’s Staining method
Week 7 - Theoretical
Tuberculosis staining methods
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Examination
Week 9 - Theoretical
Tuberculosis staining methods
Week 10 - Theoretical
Capsule staining methods
Week 11 - Theoretical
Flagella staining methods
Week 12 - Theoretical
Lipid staining methods
Week 13 - Theoretical
Spore staining methods
Week 14 - Theoretical
Rickettsia staining methods. Staining solutions and their preparations
Week 15 - Theoretical
Discussion
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%20
Final Examination1%60
Quiz2%10
Assignment4%10
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Lecture - Practice140228
Assignment4118
Laboratory140228
Quiz2114
Midterm Examination1112
Final Examination1112
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)100
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
OÇ-1
5
5
4
5
5
OÇ-2
5
4
5
4
5
OÇ-3
5
5
5
4
4
OÇ-4
5
4
4
4
5
OÇ-5
5
5
4
5
4
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