Degree course: 
Corso di Long single cycle degree (6 years) in MEDICINE AND SURGERY
Academic year when starting the degree: 
Academic year in which the course will be held: 
Course type: 
Compulsory subjects, characteristic of the class
Seat of the course: 
Varese - Università degli Studi dell'Insubria
Second semester
Standard lectures hours: 
Detail of lecture’s hours: 
Lesson (48 hours), Exercise (24 hours)

Basic biology knowledge

Final Examination: 

The final exam is an oral exam based on the whole program (Microbiology 1 and 2).
The acquisition of basic microbiology knowledge and the degree of depth of the same will be evaluated account. The ability to recognize the medical importance of acquired notions will be evaluated too

Voto Finale

Acquisition of basic knowledge of microorganisms
Acquisition of principles underlying the human-microorganism interaction
Acquisition of basic knowledge of anti-infective therapy
Biological properties of bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa;
Infection and transmission concept;
Disinfection and sterilization concept
Mechanisms of natural and acquired resistance to infectious agents;
Pathogenetic mechanisms of infectious processes;
Principles of pharmacotherapy and immunological prevention of infections

Special Microbiology, with description of the characteristics of all the most important microbial pathogens

Medical bacteriology:
all the Gram positive and negative bacteria; Mycobatteri; uncommon and intracellular bacteria.
Medical Virology: all the RNA and DNA viruses.
Micology and parassitology: hints of the principal pathogens.
Non conventional agents: prioni

Frontal lessons; slides available to the student on e learing platform. On the same platform, in-depth tools are provided to the student (scientific articles and material from dedicated websites)

Availability to meet students by e-mail appointment: fabrizio.maggi@uninsubria.it; andreina.baj@uninsubria.it