MGMM101 – Medical Microbiology1
Course lecturer :
Dr. Hadir El-kady
Course assistant :
Sara Akl Nourhan Samir
Course objectives :
• Be familiar with using the different tools in the microbiology laboratory
• Prepare bacterial culture, sensitivity test and other microbiology tests.
Course description :
The course deals with the different group of microorganisms of medical importance. It also defines the basic knowledge about structure, classification ,growth & genetics of the microorganisms of medical importance (e.g. Bacteria, Viruses & Fungi) and highlights the basis of host immune response. It includes a review of different laboratory techniques applicable in the field of microbiology and a classification of different physical and chemical methods used to control microorganisms.
Course assessment :
Marks Percentage Research and self learning 7 7 %
Assignment 3 3 %
Midterm written exam 1 5 15 %
Final practical exam 25 25 %
Final written exam 50 50 %
Total 100 100 %
Recommended text books :
• Goering RV, Dockrell HM, Zuckerman M, Wakelin D, Roitt IM, Mims C and Chiodini PL. Mim,s . Medical Microbiology. 4th edition2008.
• Harvey RA, Champe PC and Fisher BD, 2007, Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Microbiology, 2nd edition
• Tortora, GJ; Funke, BR and Case CL (2010) Microbiology, an Introduction 10th edition. Pearson Education, Inc.
• Review of Medical Microbiology and immunology, ninth edition, Lang Medical book.2004
Recommended refrences :
• Tortora, GJ; Funke, BR and Case CL (2010) Microbiology, an Introduction10th edition. Pearson Education, Inc.
• Harvey RA, Champe PC and Fisher BD, 2007, Lippincott Illustrated Reviews:Microbiology, 2 nd edition
• http: pathmicro.med.sc.edu