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_ CLS 311 _

 

Department       : Clinical Laboratory Sciences

Course Number: CLS 311

Course Title       : Basic Microbiology

Credit Hours      : 3 + 1 = 4

 

 Course Description:

This course provides the students with basic theoretical and practical aspects of various groups of microorganisms to include bacteriology, virology, mycology, and parasitology as well as basic concepts of immunology and epidemiology. It also introduces the basic concepts of disinfectants, antiseptics, preservatives, Ames test, methods of sterilization, aseptic techniques and general microbial control.

 

CLS 311: Lectures Outline 

Weeks

Subjects

1.

General introduction to Microbiology

 Historical background and Classification of

2.         

Microorganisms

Introduction to Viruses: Classification, morphology and structure, Replication and Pathogenicity

3.         

Introduction to Fungi: Classification, morphology and structure, Replication and Pathogenicity

4.          

Introduction to Parasites: Classification, General Characteristics of parasites and Medically important Parasites

5.           

Introduction to Bacteria: Classification, Morphology and Structures

6.

Bacterial Structures

7.          

Microbial Growth requirements: Nutritional requirements, Physical requirements, Types of bacteria according to energy production

8.          

Bacterial Growth: Growth curve, Constant and synchronous growth

9.                            

Bacterial Metabolism: Catabolic Pathways and regulation

10.                          

Bacterial Genetics: Mutation and mutagenic agents ,&Ames test Gene transfer ,PCR ,& genetic engineering

11.                          

Bacterial Genetics continued ….

12.

Microbial Control: Principles, Disinfectants, antiseptics, and preservatives

 Physical and chemical methods of sterilization Aseptic techniques

13.

Microbial control continued

14.       

Pathogenicity of Infectious Diseases

15.        

Normal Microbial flora

 

 

CLS 311:   Laboratory Schedule:

 

Weeks

Subjects

1.

 Introduction to Microbiology laboratory techniques and  safety rules

2.                                 

Introduction to Microscopy

Types of Microscopes

3.

Examination of Stained Smear and Wet Preparation.

4.                               

Microscopic examination of Eucaryotic microoganisms

5.

Staining of Bacterial Cells ( simple staining )

 

 

6.                                

Staining of Bacterial Cells ( differential staining )              

7.

Preparation and Types of Culture Media

 

 

8.

Bacterial Culture Techniques and Colonial Morphology

9.

Bacterial Count ( Total & Viable )

 

 

10.

Factors Affecting Microbial Growth

 

 

11.

Physical and chemical methods used in microbial    control

 

 

12.       

   Revision  

 

 

13.                              

FINAL PRACTICAL EXAMINATION

 

Assessments:

 Mid Term Examination: Written                 20

Mid Term Examination: Practical            15        

Attendance and Reports:                           5

Final Practical Examination:                      20

Final Theoretical Examination:                 40

 

 

References:

1.   Cossart, P., P. Boquet, S. Normark, and R. Rappuolo. Cellular Microbiology. ASM Press, Washington, DC, 2000.

 

2.   Kaufmann, S. H. E., A. Sher and R. Ahmed. Immunology of Infectious Diseases. ASM Press, Washington, DC, 2001.

 

3.   Madigan, M. T., Martinko, J. M., and J. Parker. Brock Biology of Microorganisms. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 1997

 

4.   Mims, C., A. Nash, and J. Stephen. Mims' Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease. Academic Press, San Diego, CA. 2001.

 

5.   Prescott,L. M., J. P. Harley, and D. A. Klein. Microbiology (3rd edition) Wm. C. Brown Publishers, Dubuque, IA, 1996.

 

6.   Salyers, A. A. and D. D. Whitt. Bacterial Pathogenesis. A Molecular Approach. ASM Press, Washington, DC, 1994

 

 
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