52134 Medical Microbiology (2) (Clinical bacteriology)

Course Description

This course provides overview and introduction of clinical bacteria, gram positive cocci, gram negative cocci, gram positive rods, gram negative rods related to enteric tract, gram negative rods related to the respiratory tract, gram negative rods related to animal sources(zoonotic organisms), Mycobacteria, Actinomycetes, Mycoplasmas, Spirochetes, Chlamydiae, Rickettsiae, minor bacterial pathogens.

Learning Objective

  • At the end of this course the student is expected to:
  • 1. Describe the medical importance and clinical manifestations of Gram+ve cocci, Gram-ve cocci, Gram positive rods and Gram negative rods
  • 2. Perform isolation and biochemical tests of Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria
  • 3. Discuss pathogenesis, clinical manifestations and laboratory diagnosis of Mycobacteria, Mycoplasma, Chlamydia, Rikettsia and Spirochaetes



Books for this Course

  • Review of Medical Micorbiology and Immunology by Warren Levinson

Times Offered

  • February 2016
  • June 2016

Course Prerequisite