Ondokuz Mayıs Üniversitesi Bilgi Paketi - Ders Kataloğu

Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VMK719 927001 1 1 6
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To instruct the students for etiology of mastitis and the laboratory procedures in the diagnosis of bacterial mastitis pathogens.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Doç. Dr. Alper ÇİFTCİ
Learning Outcomes
  1. Understand the importance of mastitis in veterinary medicine
  2. Know aetiology and apizootiology of mastitis and be able to classify mastitis based on transmission route
  3. Know culture methods for major bacterial mastitis pathogens
  4. Know identification methods for major bacterial mastitis pathogens
  5. To be able to use isolation and identification methods for diagnosis of mastitis
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Clinical Veterinary Microbiology (2013), Markey et al., Second Ed., Mosby, Elsevier.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Laboratuvar muayeneleri için uygun süt örneği alma ve uygun şartlarda laboratuara gönderme esasları, direkt mikroskopi, kültür işlemleri, identifikasyona yönelik testler (CAMP, Eskülin hidrolizi, Sodyum Hippurat testi…), moleküler teşhis Milk sampling and transport to laboratory under apropriate conditions, direct microscopy, culture procedures, identification tests (CAMP, aesculin hydrolysis, sodium hippurat tests, etc), molecular techniques
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.General description
2.Defense systems in a mammary
3.Definition and classification of mastitis
4.The importance of mastitis according to the health end economy
5.The causes of mastitis
6.The microorganisms that causes mastitis
7.Contagious mastitis
8.Environmental mastitis
9.Midterm quiz
10.Laboratory diagnosis of mastitis-1
11.Laboratory diagnosis of mastitis-2
12.Laboratory diagnosis of mastitis-3
13.Laboratory diagnosis of mastitis-4
14.Laboratory diagnosis of mastitis-5
15.Control programs of mastitis-1
16.Control programs of mastitis-2
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
Attending Lectures14342
Criticising Paper6318
Self Study16116
Laboratory Examination212