MFIN101 Infectious diseases

Faculty of Medicine
Spring 2018
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 2 credit(s). Type of Completion: k (colloquium).
prof. MUDr. Petr Husa, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. MUDr. Lenka Krbková, CSc. (lecturer)
MUDr. Svatava Snopková, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Matúš Mihalčin (lecturer)
MUDr. Lukáš Homola, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Markéta Pospíšilová (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. MUDr. Petr Husa, CSc.
Department of Infectious Diseases - Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno - Adult Age Medicine - Faculty of Medicine
Supplier department: Department of Infectious Diseases - Institutions shared with the Faculty Hospital Brno - Adult Age Medicine - Faculty of Medicine
Thu 1. 3. to Thu 22. 3. Thu 13:00–16:30 KOM 257
Prerequisites (in Czech)
MFVL0832 Internal Medicine II
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 lectures of infectious diseases have the lofty goals: to provide standards of care for the management of infectious diseases with particular emphasis on antimicrobial agents, non bacterial infections, specific types of infections - immunocompromised host, HIV/AIDS, other emerging infections and opportunistic infections in immunocompromised hosts, rapid advances in antibiotic and antiviral therapy in infectious diseases, new vaccines and new recommendations for management.
  • 1. Viral hepatitis (types, mode of transmission, clinical manifestations, possibilities of therapy, vaccination) 2. HIV/AIDS (epidemiology, clinical categories, opportunistic infections) 3. Infectious diarrhea (bacterial: campylobacteriosis, salmonellosis, yersiniosis, shigellosis, diarrhea due to E. coli; viral: rotaviral and noroviral GIT infections) 4. Respiratory tract infections (influenza, laryngitis, epiglottitis, pneumonia) 5. Tick-borne infections (Lyme borreliosis, tick-borne encephalitis) 6. Pediatric infectious diseases (mainly chickenpox (+ shingles), scarlet fever, measles, German measles, the fifth and the sixth disease, mumps) 7. Vaccination (regular, special, exceptional)
    recommended literature
  • HUSA, Petr, Lenka KRBKOVÁ, Drahomíra BARTOŠOVÁ, Svatava SNOPKOVÁ, Alena HOLČÍKOVÁ, Pavel POLÁK, Radek SVOBODA and Kateřina HAVLÍČKOVÁ. Infekční lékařství. Učební text pro studenty všeobecného lékařství (Infectious Diseases. Textbook for students of general medicine.). 1. vyd. Brno: Masarykova univerzita, 2011. 159 pp. ISBN 978-80-210-5660-2. info
Teaching methods
lecture, exercise
Assessment methods
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Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2000, Spring 2001, Spring 2002, 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 2019, spring 2020.
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