Information Package / Course Catalogue
Bacterial Virulence Factors
Course Code: MİK549
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 2
Prt.: 0
Credit: 2
Lab: 0
ECTS: 2
Objectives of the Course

The objective of this course is to give information about bacterial virulence factors.

Course Content

Identification of virulence; virulence factors in bacteria; the activity of capsule, spore and coagulase; enzymatic factors; endo- and exotoxins; antiphagosytic activity; decreasing and increasing of virulence; measurement of virulence

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.1. To be able to identify virulance
2.2. To be able to name virulance factors of bacteria
3.3. To be able to measure virulance
4.4. To be able to use the necessary information
5.To have information about virulence genes.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Koneman's Color Atlas and Textbook of Diagnostic Microbiology
2.Bergey's manual of systematic bacteriology
3.Concise Review of Veterinary Microbiology
4.Temel Mikrobiyoloji
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
Identification of virulance
Week 2 - Theoretical
Virulance factors of bacteria
Week 3 - Theoretical
Virulance factors of bacteria
Week 4 - Theoretical
Capsule
Week 6 - Theoretical
Coagulase activity
Week 7 - Theoretical
Enzymatic factors
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Examination
Week 9 - Theoretical
Exotoxins
Week 10 - Theoretical
Endotoxins
Week 11 - Theoretical
Antiphagocytic activity
Week 12 - Theoretical
Reduction of virulance
Week 13 - Theoretical
Increase of virulance
Week 14 - Theoretical
Measurement of virulance
Week 15 - Theoretical
Discussion
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%20
Final Examination1%20
Quiz2%20
Assignment2%20
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Assignment2114
Quiz2114
Midterm Examination1527
Final Examination1527
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)50
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
OÇ-1
5
3
4
5
3
OÇ-2
5
5
4
5
3
OÇ-3
5
5
4
5
3
OÇ-4
5
5
4
5
3
OÇ-5
4
4
5
5
3
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