aZLIM051c Immunology in Dentistry - practice

Faculty of Medicine
autumn 2022
Extent and Intensity
0/1/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Taught in person.
prof. MUDr. Jiří Litzman, CSc. (seminar tutor)
MUDr. Zita Chovancová, Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
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
Wed 14. 9. 16:30–19:20 N01001, Wed 21. 9. 16:30–19:20 N01001, Wed 5. 10. 16:30–19:20 N01001, Wed 12. 10. 16:30–19:20 N01001, Wed 19. 10. 16:30–19:20 N01001, Wed 26. 10. 16:30–19:20 N01001, Wed 2. 11. 16:30–19:20 N01001, Wed 9. 11. 16:30–19:20 N01001, Wed 16. 11. 16:30–19:20 N01001, Wed 23. 11. 16:30–19:20 N01001, Wed 30. 11. 16:30–19:20 N01001, Wed 7. 12. 16:30–19:20 N01001, Wed 14. 12. 16:30–19:20 N01001
Prerequisites (in Czech)
( aZLBC0321s Biochemistry I - seminar || aZLBC0221s Biochemistry I - seminar ) && aZLFY0422c Physiology II - practice && aZLFY0422s Physiology II - seminar && aZLLM0421c Med.Oral Microbiol.I-pract.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course is focused on clinical and laboratory aspects of immunology in medicine. After finishing this course the student will understand the pathogenesis of immunopathological diseases and know the clinical manifestation and the treatment approaches to the most severe disturbances of the immune system particularly focused on the orofacial localization.
Learning outcomes
Students will:
- understand basic principles of development of immunopathological diseases and principles of their diagnostics;
- be acquainted with the most important immunopathological diseases of the orofacial region;
- be acquainted with the basics of laboratory immunological diagnostics;
  • Serological reactions - overview;
  • Cells of the immune system;
  • CD nomenclature of leukocyte antigens;
  • Phenotyping of lymphocytes. Flow cytometry;
  • Primary and secondary immunodeficiency disorders;
  • Autoimmunity and disease;
  • Autoantibodies and their laboratory detection;
  • Hypersensitivity reactions;
  • Clinical allergology. Allergic skin and exposition tests;
  • Immunopathological reactions in the oropharyngeal region;
    recommended literature
  • ABBAS, Abul K., Andrew H. LICHTMAN and Shiv PILLAI. Basic immunology : functions and disorders of the immune system. Fifth edition. St. Louis: Elsevier, 2016. x, 335. ISBN 9780323390828. info
Teaching methods
The course is given in the form of seminars. To get the credit, presence in 90% of seminars with active participation in discussions is required. The knowledge is continuously checked by oral questions.
Assessment methods
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 15.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2017, autumn 2018, autumn 2019, autumn 2020, autumn 2021.
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