Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
300002442006PHARMACEUTICAL MICROBIOLOGY-IMMUNOLOGYIICompulsory245
Level of Course Unit
First Cycle and Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
It is aimed to provide students a knowledge and understanding of features of micro-organisms that frequently cause infections in humans, diseases caused by micro-organisms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention methods of these diseases, immunology of infectious diseases, the role of microbiology in the pharmaceutical industry and pharmacy profession
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Mine HOŞGÖR-LİMONCU, Prof. Dr. Şafak ERMERTCAN, Doç. Dr. Hüseyin TAŞLI, Doç. Dr. Bayrı ERAÇ, Yrd. Doç. Dr. Fethiye Ferda YILMAZ
Learning Outcomes
1Be able to list the typical microbiological features of main bacteria, fungi, viruse and parasite species that frequently cause infections in humans
2Being capable of matching diseases and causative micro-organisms that are important for human health
3Be able to comprehend the basic principles in diagnosis and treatment of diseases that are caused by important micro-organisms for human health
4Being capable of explaining basic prevention methods of infectious diseases commonly encountered in humans
5Be able to explain the basic features of cellular and humoral immune responses that are developed against infectious agents and their roles in diagnosis
6Being capable of listing the pharmaceutical products produced by micro-organisms or that micro-organisms have an important role in the production and explaining the basic methods in their production
7Be able to comprehend how micro-organisms affect the pharmaceutical products and by which methods they can be protected from these effects
8Be able to explain how hygiene can be ensured and maintained in places such as factories and hospitals where the pharmaceutical products are manufactured or used extensively
9Be able to comprehend the importance of microbiological quality control in pharmaceutical products
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
It is recommended to successfully pass “Pharmaceutical Microbiology-Immunology-I” course
Course Contents
Typical microbiological features of main bacteria, fungi, viruse and parasite species that frequently cause infections in humans, diagnostic methods of diseases caused by micro-organisms, properties of antimicrobials used in the treatment of infections, basic principles of infection immunity, manufacture of sterile pharmaceuticals, antibiotics and pharmaceuticals produced by micro-organisms, microbial ecology that affects these products, microbial spoilage and preservation of pharmaceutical products, factory and hospital hygiene.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
0EnterobacteriaceaeIntroduction of microbiology lab. and safety rules
1Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Vibrio cholerae and Campylobacter spIntended usages and operating principles of main devices in microbiology lab.
2Gram-positive cocci Culture media
3Neisseria sp., Brucella sp. and Bordetella pertussisInoculation methods
4Corynebacterium diphtheriae, Listeria monocytogenes, Bacillus anthracis and Clostridium sp.Microscope usage and simple staining method
5Parasites that are important for human healthGram staining method
6Mycobacterium tuberculosis, M. leprae, Treponema pallidum and Chlamydia sp. Capsule staining method
7Midterm exam
8Fungi that are important for human healthAcido-resistant staining methods
9Viruses that are important for human health-IThe main tests used for identification of bacteria
10Viruses that are important for human health-IIAntibiotic susceptibility tests
11Immunity in infectious diseasesSerological Methods
12Manufacture of antibiotics and sterile pharmaceutical productsFungi
13Microbial ecology that affects the pharmaceutical products, factory and hospital hygienePreparations of various micro-organisms-I
14Pharmaceuticals produced by micro-organisms, microbial spoilage and preservation of these productsPreparations of various micro-organisms-II
15Final exam
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Bilgehan, H. Klinik Mikrobiyolojik Tanı. Fakülteler Kitabevi, 1. baskı, İzmir, 1992 2. Denyer SP, Hodges NA, Gorman SP. Pharmaceutical Microbiology. Blackwell Science 7th ed., 2004. 3. Murray PR, Baron EJ, Jorgensen JH, Landry ML, Pfaller MA. Manual of Clinical Microbiology. ASM Press 9th ed., 2007. 4. Ustaçelebi Ş. Temel ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji. Güneş Kitapevi, 1. baskı, Ankara, 1999 5. Willke-Topçu A, Söyletir G, Doğanay M. İnfeksiyon Hastalıkları ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji. Nobel Tıp Kitapları, 3. baskı, İstanbul, 2008.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Quiz200
Attending Lectures14228
Practice14342
Self Study11010
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination13535
Laboratory Examination111
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)140
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* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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