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Medical Microbiology

 

 

Course outline;

Semester One

  

Online references:

 

MicrobeWiki

 

Online Text Book The Microbial World

Todar's Online Textbook of Bacteriology

 

 

Emanuel Goldman and Lorrence H. Green, Practical Handbook of MICROBIOLOGY 2nd Ed. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 2009.

This is available for free download online at http://www.docstoc.com/search/Practical-Handbook-of-MICROBIOLOGY-/?catfilter=1

 

Course Notes

 

Term One

Lecture Power Points

Lecture No.

1.   Quality Assurance in Analytical laboratories

 

2.   Intro to Medical Microbiology

Gram stain Practical Lab 2

 

3.   Medical Important Gram Positive Cocci

1.   Lab4

                                                            ii.      Staphylococcal Diseases

                                                          iii.      Identifying Staphylococcal spp

 

4.      Streptococcal Diseases

Bacitracin sensitivity presumptively differentiates group A from other beta-hemolytic streptococci (B, C, G) [down-pointing small open triangle]

 

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1.       MEDICALLY IMPORTANT GRAM-POSITIVE BACILLI

 

Corynibacterium Diseases

 

Identification of Corynebacterium diphtheriae, Corynebacterium ulcerans and Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis

 

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From Slifkin et.al.

2.      Bacillus Diseases

3.   Clostrium and other anaerobes

 

4.   Mycobacillus Diseases

5.      Listeria and Erysipelothrix

6.      Fungi

7.      Revision

 

Identification Flow Chart 

 

Term Two

Enterobacteriaceae

Haemophilus

Pseudomonaceae

Bordetella pertussis

Legionella

Campylobacter

Endotoxins and LAL test

Vibrio spp (http://barry-b.tripod.com/yes_ani.gifNeeded for test 2)

Nosocomial Infections

Zoonoses

 

Revision sheet

Med micro revision PPT

 

Practice Test 2

Term Three

Rickettsia, Chlamydia, Mycoplasma

Rickettsail diseases

Medical parasitology

Virus Infections

MUMPS, MEASLES AND RUBELLA

Childhood Illness

Chemotherapy of Bacterial Infections

Controversies:

Hexachlorophene

Fraud and misconduct in medical research

Bacterial Genetics

Identification of bacteria

Blotting Techniques PPT

Molecular Biology Techniques

Revision for Test 3

 

Practical

Prac. 1 to 3

Isolating Multiple Strains of Escherichia coli

for Coliphage Isolation, Phage-typing

Prac. 4 & 7

Western blotting and PAGE

 

 

Term Four

= 2010 Term 4 topics completed

Normal Flora

Non-sporeforming Anaerobe Infections

Bacteroides and Clostridium

Intestinal infections

Pathogenisity

Food-borne infections

Urinary Tract Infections

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Bacterial Skin Infections

Fungal Skin Infections

Microbiology of wounds

Eye and Ear infections