• Course Information
  • Course Title Code Semester Laboratory+Practice (Hour) Pool Type ECTS
    General Microbiology TLT105 FALL 3+0 C 4
    Learning Outcomes
    1-Knows the definition and history of microbiology.
    2-Knows the classification of microorganisms.
    3-Gains the skill of using microscope, preparation of preparation, staining and examination.
    4-Gains knowledge and skills about media, sowing techniques, colony characteristics.
    5-Knows and applies sterilization and disinfection methods.
    6-Gains the ability to apply and evaluate antibiotic susceptibility tests.
  • ActivityPercentage


    NumberTime (Hours)Total Workload (hours)
    Course Duration (Weeks x Course Hours)14342
    Classroom study (Pre-study, practice)8432
    Short-Term Exams (exam + preparation) 1511212
    Midterm exams (exam + preparation)3511414
    Laboratory 0000
    Final exam (exam + preparation) 5011616
    Other 0000
    Total Workload (hours)   116
    Total Workload (hours) / 30 (s)     3,87 ---- (4)
    ECTS Credit   4
  • Course Content
  • Week Topics Study Metarials
    1 Introduction to the course; Entry, purpose and learning objectives
    2 Introduction to microbiology, the basic properties and importance of microorganisms
    3 Classification and nomenclature of microorganisms. Microorganisms that of medical importance
    4 Cell structure, prokaryotic and eukaryotic cell properties. General characteristics and structural elements of bacteria
    5 Interaction between microorganisms, microorganism-environment and organism relations. Flora and microbiota
    6 Basic bacterial morphology and sequence patterns. Differences between Gram negative and positive bacterial wall
    7 Preparation of microbiological samples. Dyeing techniques (simple staining, Gram staining, EZN)
    8 Midterm exams
    9 Cultivation of microorganisms. Types and properties of mediums.
    10 Antimicrobial drugs and their effect mechanisms . Determination of resistance and susceptibility of microorganisms to antibiotics. Hospital infections, drug resistance and its importance
    11 Definition of sterilization, disinfection and antisepsis. Sterilization methods and usage
    12 Disinfectants,their effect mechanisms and their usage. Antisepsis concept
    13 Basic concepts of immunology; antigen and antibody
    14 Vaccines, immunity and sera
    15 Microbe genetics and terminology (mutation, transformation, transduction, conjugation)
    Prerequisites -
    Language of Instruction Turkish
    Coordinator Assistant Professor Doctor Serhat SİREKBASAN
    Instructors -
    Assistants -
    Resources 1- Tıbbi Mikrobiyoloji Akıl Notları, Yakut Akyön Yılmaz, Ed., Güneş Tıp Kitabevleri, Ankara, 2018. 2. Temel Mikrobiyoloji, Prof. Dr. Ekrem Kadri Unat. 3. Temel Mikrobiyoloji ve Bağışıklık Bilimi, Prof. Dr. Hakkı Bilgehan. 4. Temel ve Klinik Mikrobiyoloji, Prof. Dr. Şemsettin Ustaçelebi.
    Supplementary Book 1. Sağlık Meslekleri için Mikrobiyoloji Ders Kitabı, Rüştü Taştan, Alparslan Okçu. Umuttepe Yayınları, Kocaeli, 2016. 2. Temel İmmünoloji. İmmün Sistemin İşlevleri ve Bozuklukları. Abul K. Abbas, Shiv Pillaj, Andrew H. Lichtman. Güneş Tıp Kitabevleri, 2015.
    Goals The aim of this course is to teach general characteristics of microorganisms which are causative agents of human diseases, microbial flora, sterilization-disinfection, microorganism genetics and metabolism, microbiology laboratory tools, preparation and staining methods, planting methods, colony characteristics, antibiotic susceptibility tests.
    Content Tha basic features and classification of microorganisms, microorganisms that of medical importance, morphologies of bacteria, staining methods, types of mediums, antimicrobial drugs and antibiotic susceptibility tests
  • Program Learning Outcomes
  • Program Learning Outcomes Level of Contribution
    1 Has knowledge about medical terms and terminology related to his area and makes definitions. 3
    2 Evaluates and applies the basic scientific knowledge in his area. 4
    3 Uses medical laboratory tools and equipment in accordance with the rules and techniques, checks and maintains them. -
    4 Applies safety rules in medical laboratories, takes personal safety precautions and creates a safe laboratory environment. -
    5 Prepares the solution related to the tests in the laboratory, makes the samples ready for analysis, makes practical application. 5
    6 Defines the factors of infection and applies appropriate disinfection and sterilization techniques. 5
    7 Demonstrate the necessary knowledge and skills for obtaining, storing and transferring biological material from the patient for medical laboratory tests. 3
    8 By using the basic knowledge and skills acquired in the field of Medical Laboratory Techniques Program he interprets and evaluates the data, identifies, analyzes the problems and takes part in the studies planned for the solution / takes responsibility. -
    9 Apply environmental health and waste management precautions in medical laboratory studies. -
    10 Takes responsibility in individual or team and solves the problems that he faced. -
    11 Improves himself by following scientific and technological developments related to his area. -
    12 Acts in accordance with social, scientific, cultural and ethical values during data collection, interpretation, application and announcement of the results in his area. 3
    13 Explains the structure and mechanism of living things. 4
    14 Defines the mechanism of disease formation, knows and applies the basic diagnostic tests. 4
    15 Has the basic theoretical and practical knowledge in his area. 3
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