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Announcement about the beginning of teaching at the Institute of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, Comenius University and Teaching University Hospital, Bratislava in winter semester of the academic year 2022/2023.

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Dear students,

the teaching of Microbiology in the summer semester of the academic year 2023-2024 will begin in the week of February 19, 2024, practicals from February 26, 2024.

The lectures will be in person in the Ladziansky lecture room every Wednesday from 16:30. No recordings will be made of the lectures. Lectures are based on compulsory literature and are updated with new information in the field. Knowledge of the information included in the lectures will be regularly verified in practical exercises

Consultations on individual lecture topics will be possible after agreement with the lecturer via MS Teams or in person.

Practical exercises for GM will be held face-to-face in the practical room of the Institute of Microbiology on the second floor of NTI.

Consultations on individual topics of practical exercises will be possible after agreement with the teacher via MS Teams or in person.

Students will participate in face-to-face practical exercises prepared in advance (after proper study of the theoretical introduction to the relevant exercise) and present protocols with completed answers to control questions to the teacher at the beginning of the exercise. The syllabi of lectures and practical exercises, together with the criteria for meeting the conditions for registration for the microbiology exam and the questions for the written and oral part of the exam, will be listed on the website of the Institute of Microbiology.

https://zona.fmed.uniba.sk/en/pracoviska/teoreticke-ustavy/mikrobiologicky-ustav-lf-uk-a-un-bratislava/

The microbiology exam in the winter semester 2024 is two days long. On the first day, which will also be officially published in AIS, a test will be written. It must be written with at least 75 %. The student who writes the test will come the next day at 8:00 a.m. for the oral exam.

Information for students of the 2nd year of Dentistry about subject Medical Microbiology in the summer semester of the academic year 2023/2024

Lectures and practicals from Medical Microbiology will start on 19th of February 2024.

 

Lectures

 

Lectures will be in person in a Small auditory every Wednesday from 13:30. 
No recordings of lectures will be available. Lectures are based on compulsory literature.
 
Consultations about lecture topics will be possible after agreement with the lecturer via MS Teams or in person.
 

Practicals

 

Practicals will be in person in the laboratory for Dentistry students of the Institute of Microbiology in the basement (room no. 007). Consultations about topics of practicals will be possible after agreement with the teacher via MS Teams or in person.
The participation in practicals include study preparation and pre-filling the answers in protocol before each practical, active presence during practicals (answering the questions in short examination at the beginning of each practical, tasks performing, protocols completing and discussions about topic of practicals) and writing two credit tests. 
Syllabus of lectures and practicals, criteria for registration for exam of Medical Microbiology and exam questions (written and oral part), will be published on website of the Institute of Microbiology.

https://zona.fmed.uniba.sk/en/departments/institutes/institute-of-microbiology/

 

Exam

Exam dates for Medical Microbiology in the academic year 2023/2024 will be announced in May and June 2024.

The exam will be two days long.

The test will be written on the first day (exam date officially published in AIS). It is necessary to write the test for at least 75% (regular term and both correction terms). Without successfully writing the test, it is not possible to pass the oral part of the exam.

After successfully completing the test, there is an oral exam on the next working day from 8:00 am.

Preterms will take place on May 21, 2024.

Syllabus

General medicine

Microbiology 1 (2nd class SS)
Syllabus of the lectures, Syllabus of the practical classes, Terms for obtaining credits

Microbiology 2 (3rd class WS)
Syllabus of the lectures, Syllabus of the practical classes, Terms for successful accomplishment of practicals, Questions, Written test before the exam, Protocols and Case reports can be found in MS TEAMS

Clinical Microbiology (4th - 5th class SS) Compulsory Optional Subject
Syllabus, Questions

Dentistry

Medical Microbiology (2nd class SS)
Syllabus of the lectures, Syllabus of the practical classes, Terms for obtaining credits, Written examination on microbiology, Questions, Protocols

 

 

Study literature

GENERAL MEDICINE

 

MICROBIOLOGY 1, 2 (2nd - 3rd class GM)

x   MURRAY, P.A., ROSENTHAL, K.S., and PFALLER, M.A. Medical Microbiology. 8th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2015, ©2016. 848 p. ISBN 978-0-323-29956-5.

x   SHUNNAR, A. et al. Manual for the Practical Exercises in Microbiology: Protocols. Bratislava: Comenius University. 2009. 89 p. ISBN 978-80-8095-046-0.

x   LIPTÁKOVÁ A., et. al. Microbiological Diagnostics for Students of Medicine,1st ed. Bratislava: Comenius University, 2018. 246 s. Textbook. ISBN 978-80-223-4287-2

ENGLEBERG, N.C., DIRITA, V., and DERMODY, T.S. Schaechter’s Mechanisms of Microbial Disease. 5th ed. Baltimore: Lippincott  Williams and Wilkins, 2012, ©2013. xvii, 826. ISBN 978-0-7817-8744-4.

 

CLINICAL MICROBIOLOGY  (4nd - 5rd class GM)

x   GOERING R. et al: Mims' Medical Microbiology and Immunology, 6th Edition Elsevier, 2017,568 pp. ISBN-10: 0702071544, ISBN-13: 978-0702071546 (selected chapters)

     INGLIS, T.J.J. Microbiology and Infection. 3rd ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2007. 328 p. Master Medicine. ISBN 978-0-443-10289-9.

     ENGLEBERG, N.C., DiRITA, V., and DERMODY, T.S. Schaechter´s Mechanisms of Microbial Disease. 5th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2012, ©2013. 848 p. ISBN 978-0-7817-8744-4.

     MURRAY, P.R. et al. Manual of Clinical Microbiology. 9th ed. Washington, D.C.: ASM Press, 2007. 1773 p. ISBN 978-1-55581-126-6. (selected chapters)

 

TROPICAL PARASITOLOGY (4nd - 5rd class GM)

x Manson's: Tropical Diseases: Expert Consult - Online and Print 23rd Edition. 2020. Print Book &    E- Book. ISBN 9780702051012, 9780702057700. (selected chapters)

x Gill Geoff and Beeching Nick. Tropical Medicine. Th Edition. SBN: 978-0-470-65853-6

408 pages, 2014, Wiley-Blackwell. (selected chapters).

x Murray, P.A., Rosenthal, K.S. a Pfaller, M.A. Medical Microbiology. 8th ed. Philadelphia:  Elsevier, 2015, ©2016. 848 s. ISBN 978-0-323-29956-5. (selected chapters).

x GOERING R. et al: Mims' Medical Microbiology and Immunology, 6th Edition Elsevier, 2017,568pp. ISBN-10: 0702071544, ISBN-13: 978-0702071546 (selected chapters)

x LIPTÁKOVÁ A., et. al. Microbiological Diagnostics for Students of Medicine,1st ed. Bratislava: Comenius University, 2018. 246 s. Textbook. ISBN 978-80-223-4287-2.

 

DENTISTRY

MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY 1, 2 (2nd class D)

x   BAGG, J. et al. Essentials of Microbiology for Dental Students. 2nd ed. Oxford: Oxford Unversity Press, 2006. xxix, 348 p. ISBN 978-0-19-856489-8.

x   SHUNNAR, A. et al. Manual for the Practical Exercises in Microbiology for Dental Students: Protocols. 1. vyd. Bratislava: Comenius University. 2009. 81 p. ISBN 978-80-8095-045-3.

x   LIPTÁKOVÁ A., et. al. Microbiological Diagnostics for Students of Medicine,1st ed. Bratislava: Comenius University, 2018. 246 s. Textbook. ISBN 978-80-223-4287-2

x   SAMARANAYAKE, L.P. Essential Microbiology for Dentistry. 4th ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier, 2011, ©2012. 392 p. ISBN 978-0-7020-3484-8.

Organization of education and examinations

Registration for exam on Microbiology

Students can register for exam on Microbiology through the AIS system in accordance with the rules published in the valid Year Book and the Study Regulations of the Faculty of Medicine Comenius University in Bratislava

The exam
Exam on Microbiology starts at 7.30 a.m.at the Institute of Microbiology.

The written part consists of the test containing 40 questions with 4 possible answers. The questions are generated by a computer from the pool of questions published in web page and MS Teams. The answers are input to the computer and the time limit for the test is 30 minutes.

  • Written test, 75% is must to continue on oral exam
  • Successfully written test is required for approach to the oral part of the exam  during the regular and the first resit exam terms.
  • Students will draw lots for the examinator, but at the same time, the Article 23 Part 23 of the Study Regulation No.12/2013 of the Faculty of Medicine Comenius University in Bratislava will be taken into consideration.

Three oral questions are drawn at the start of the oral part of exam (the list of oral questions are accessible on the Faculty web page - see Institute of Microbiology). It is inevitable to answer all three oral question at least at the basic level (i.e. grade „E“) in order to pass successfully the exam.

Exam dates

The exam dates are accessible in the AIS2 system.

Time dates for Diploma Thesis Defence

Time dates for Diploma Thesis Defence for 6th year students at Institute of Microbiology are available at ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Consultation hours

After the agreement with the Assistant Lecturers.

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The winter semester lasts from 11.SEP.2023 - 15.DEC.2023