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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VMK601 General Bacteriology 927001 1 2 6
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
After completing this course, student will be able to; -Improve his/her knowledge on classification identification, macroscopic and microscopic morphologies, physiologic, biochemical and cultural characteristics of microorganisms, plasmid, episom and bacteriophages, isolation and identification methods.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Arzu FINDIK
Learning Outcomes
  1. General Characters of Bacteria
  2. General Characters of Bacteria
  3. Extrachromosomal Genetic Elements in Bacteria
  4. Bacterial Viruses
  5. Pathogenic Characters of Bacteria
  6. Microbial Antigens
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
1. Temel Mikrobiyoloji, Genişletilmiş İkinci Baskı, Arda, M, (2006).
2. Bergey’s Manual of Systematic Bacteriology Editors, NR Krieg and JG
Holt, (1996).
3. Color atlas and textbook of diagnostic microbiology”, 5th Ed., Koneman
EW, Allen SD, Janda WM, Schreckenberger PC and Winn WC (1997).
4. Microbiology, second Ed. Tortora, G.J., Funke, B.R., Case, CL. (1986).
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
- Classification of microorganisms - Identification of microorganisms - Macroscopic and microscopic morphologies - Physiologic, biochemical and cultural characteristics - Plasmid, episom and bacteriophages - Isolation and identification methods
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Morphological characteristics of bacteria Rules in bacteriology laboratory
2.Anatomical and chemical structure of bacteria Microscopes
3.Nutrition of bacteria Preparation of slide for bacteriological examination
4.Bacterial enzymes Isolation and identification techniques of bacteria
5.Bacterial reproduction and affecting factors Measurement of reproduction in bacteria
6.Control of microbial growth Anaerobiosis
7.Bacterial metabolism Stains and staining methods
8.Structure of the genetic materials, genes and their functions Gram staining
9.Midterm examination Ziehl-Neelsen staining
10.Biological functions of nucleic acids, transcription, translation Spor staining
11.Variations in bacteria and transfer of genetic material Negative staining
12.Plasmid and episomsRelocatable genetic elements Giemsa staining
13.Bacteriophages Dilution techniques
14.Pathogenic characters of bacteria Biochemical tests
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Makeup Examination122
Attending Lectures14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination15115
Individual Study for Final Examination15115