Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Antibiotic Susceptibility Tests TMB 511 0 4 + 2 6 6
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Course Language Turkish
Course Level yuksek_lisans
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Prof.Dr. MUSTAFA ALTINDİŞ
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Course Objective To teach the chemicals which used treatment of bacteria as causative agents of infection, and utilization protocols of the chemicals.
Course Content Classification of the antibiotics, mechanisms of the antibiotics, antibiotic susceptibility testing, and interpretation of the susceptibility results.
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 Knowing antibiotics and antimicrobial effects Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Brain Storming, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
2 Knowing the conceps of MIC and MBC Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Motivations to Show, Brain Storming, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
3 Knowing the antimicrobial susceptibility tests Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Motivations to Show, Brain Storming, Lab / Workshop, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
4 Knowing standardization of the susceptibility tests, and interpretation of the results Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Motivations to Show, Brain Storming, Lab / Workshop, Self Study, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 What is the antibiotics and how are those classified?
2 How the Antibacterial work?
3 Minimal inhibitory concentration (MIC)
4 Minimal bactericidal concentration (MBC)
5 Broth dilution tests
6 Agar dilution tests
7 Disc diffusion tests
8 Antimicrobial gradient method (E-Test)
9 Automated instrument systems
10 Standardisation of antibiotic susceptibility tests
11 Selection of drugs for routine testing
12 Interpretation of susceptibility test results
13 Current test methods and future directions
14 Specific applications in antibiotic tests, difficulties of interpretation of the results
Course Notes
Course Resources - Sherris Medical Microbiology, An Introduction to Infectious Diseases, 4th. ed., Kenneth J. Rhan, C. George Ray.
- Harrison´s Infectious Diseases, Dannis L. Kasper, Anthony S. Fanci, 2010.
- Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 5 th. ed., David Greenwood, Roger Finch, Peter Davey, Mark Wilcox, 2007.
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 Identification of microorganisms at the species level X
2 Knows the ways of doing Disease X
3 Determination of the patient sample identification and antibiotic activity of the active microorganisms
4 Knows the isolation of microorganisms from patient samples X
5 Knows the effect on the immune system and immune system response of microorganisms X
6 Knows how to Combating hospital infections and outbreaks X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Ödev 15
2. Ödev 15
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
1. İş Sağlığı ve Güvenliği 0
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 4 64
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 5 5
Assignment 2 4 8
Final examination 1 9 9
Total Workload 150
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 6
dersAKTSKredisi 6