Information Package / Course Catalogue
Medically Important Fungi
Course Code: MİK539
Course Type: Area Elective
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 medically important fungi.

Course Content

Interpretation of Direct microscopic examination of clinical specimens, Identification of cultured fungi, Funguslike Bacteria, Yeasts and Yeastlike organisms, Thermally Dimorphic Fungi, Thermally Monomorphic molds, Laboratory Techniques for fungi.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Serap SAVAŞAN
Learning Outcomes
1.1. To be able to define medically important fungi
2.2. To be able to interpret direct microscopic examination of clinical specimens
3.3. To be able to define cultured fungi
4.4. To be able to use the necessary information.
5.To have information about Candidiasis.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Koneman's Color Atlas and Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology
2.Veterinary Mycology Laboratory Manual
3.Temel Mikrobiyoloji
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Interpretation of Direct microscopic examination of clinical specimens
Week 2 - Theoretical
Interpretation of Direct microscopic examination of clinical specimens
Week 3 - Theoretical
Interpretation of Direct microscopic examination of clinical specimens
Week 4 - Theoretical
Identification of cultured fungi
Week 5 - Theoretical
Identification of cultured fungi
Week 6 - Theoretical
Fungus-like bacteria
Week 7 - Theoretical
Fungus-like bacteria
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Examination
Week 9 - Theoretical
Direct and indirect immunoflarescense tests
Week 10 - Theoretical
Yeasts and yeast-like bacteria
Week 11 - Theoretical
Yeasts and yeast-like bacteria
Week 12 - Theoretical
Thermal dimorphic fungi
Week 13 - Theoretical
Thermal dimorphic fungi
Week 14 - Theoretical
Laboratory techniques for fungi
Week 15 - Theoretical
Discussion
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%20
Final Examination1%40
Quiz1%20
Assignment2%20
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Lecture - Practice140228
Assignment25112
Laboratory140114
Quiz1213
Midterm Examination1617
Final Examination1718
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)100
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
OÇ-1
4
4
5
4
5
OÇ-2
4
4
4
5
3
OÇ-3
5
5
5
4
5
OÇ-4
5
5
5
3
4
OÇ-5
4
4
4
5
4
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