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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VMK625 Bacterial Typing Methods 927001 1 2 6
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To provide basic information about several typing methods which are used to identify and classify bacteria, to determine the source of outbreak, to determine the relatedness between bacterial strains and to determine the vaccine strains which could be used in vaccine develepment studies
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Alper ÇİFTCİ
Learning Outcomes
  1. Have the knowledge to distinguish the bacteria with various similar characteristics
  2. Have knowledge about the methods of the similarities between the strains
  3. Have knowledge about the methods used to demonstrate the phenotypic and geneotypic properties that can distinguish the pathogens that cause diseases.
  4. Comprehend the importance of such methods in determining the strain and / or the source of the secretion
  5. Will be able to interpret the correct interpretation of typing methods will learn what are the criteria
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Introduction to typing methods, purposes os the typing methods, classification of the typing methods, phenotypic and genotypic typing methods, interpretation of the results.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Introduction to Bacterial Typing Methods
2.Classification of the Typing Mehods and General Characteristics
3.Phenotypical Typing Methods-Biotyping
4.Phenotypical Typing Methods –Phage and Bacteriocine Typing
5.Phenotypical Typing Methods –Serotyping
6.Phenotypical Typing Methods –Antibiotyping
7.Midterm exam
8.Phenotypical Typing Methods Multilocus enzyme electrophoresis
9.Phenotypical Typing Methods –Protein typing
10.Genotyping Methods-Plasmid Analysis
11.Genotyping Methods –Restriction Endonuclease Based Methods
12.Genotyping Methods –Restriction Endonuclease Based Methods
13.Genotyping Methods –Restriction Endonuclease Based Methods
14.Nükleotid Sequence Analysis
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
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Homework Problems4416