VLIA081 Clinical Imunology and Alergology

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
3/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
Teacher(s)
prof. MUDr. Jiří Litzman, CSc. (lecturer)
Roman Hakl (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Tomáš Freiberger, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. MUDr. Jindřich Lokaj, CSc. (lecturer)
MUDr. Zita Chovancová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Miroslava Bučková (assistant)
Guaranteed by
prof. MUDr. Jiří Litzman, CSc.
Department of Clinical Immunology and Allergology - Institutions shared with St. Anne's Faculty Hospital - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: prof. MUDr. Jiří Litzman, CSc.
Supplier department: Department of Clinical Immunology and Allergology - Institutions shared with St. Anne's Faculty Hospital - Faculty of Medicine
Prerequisites
VLIM051p Immunology - lecture && ( VSPF0622c Pathophys. II - pract. train. || VLPF0622c Pathophysiology II - practical ) && ( VSPA0622c Pathology - practice || VLPA0622c Pathology - practice )
Passed examination in Immunology (3rd year)
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The aim of the course is to get students acquainted with the most frequent immunopathological diseases, their patophysiology, clinical symptoms and signs, diagnosis and treatment. The diseases caused by the deficiency of the immune system, autoimmunity, and immunological hypersensitivity are predominantly discussed. Various aspects of laboratory diagnosis of immunopathological diseases and interpretation of the laboratory tests are included in the lectures as well. The lectures broaden the knowledge obtained during the subject „ immunology“ and prepares the students for the study of specialized clinical subjects dealing with various immunopathological diseases. At the end of the course student should be able to understand and explain basic syptomatology of the most important immunopathological diseases and interpret tests used for their diagnostics.
Learning outcomes
The student will be familiar with the manifestation, diagnosis and treatment of immunodeficiency states and autoimmune diseases;
The student will understand the principles of diagnosis and treatment of various allergic diseases;
The student will become acquainted with the organization of transplantation care, basic immunological aspects of organ transplantation;
The studen will understand the principles of immunomodulatory treatment;
Syllabus
  • Laboratory tests in clinical immunology, indications, limitations.
  • Primary and secondary immune deficiencies. Frequent infections in infancy and childhood. Frequent infections in adults. HIV disease.
  • Immune tolerance.Systemic autoimmune diseases.
  • Organ-specific autoimmune diseases.
  • Immunocomplex diseases. Vasculitic diseases.
  • Patophysiology of atopic diseases. Treatment of atopic diseases.
  • Allergy of the respiratory tract.Food allergy. Drug intolerance.
  • Organ transplantation.
  • Treatment of immunopathological diseases.
Literature
    not specified
  • Fučíková T: Klinická imunologie v praxi, Galén, 1997
Teaching methods
The subject is given in a form of lectures.
Assessment methods
Written test
Language of instruction
Czech
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course can also be completed outside the examination period.
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: every week.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 45.
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, spring 2019, spring 2020.
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