aZLLM0421p Medical Oral Microbiology I - lecture

Faculty of Medicine
spring 2021
Extent and Intensity
1/0/0. 1 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Ing. Veronika Holá, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MUDr. Ondřej Zahradníček (assistant)
MUDr. Lenka Černohorská, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
Mgr. Monika Dvořáková Heroldová, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
doc. MUDr. Filip Růžička, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
doc. MUDr. Vladana Woznicová, Ph.D. (alternate examiner)
Guaranteed by
doc. MUDr. Filip Růžička, Ph.D.
Department of Microbiology - Institutions shared with St. Anne's Faculty Hospital - Faculty of Medicine
Contact Person: MUDr. Ondřej Zahradníček
Supplier department: Department of Microbiology - Institutions shared with St. Anne's Faculty Hospital - Faculty of Medicine
Mon 17:00–17:50 N04308
aZLLC011p Medical Chemistry,DM - lecture && aZLBI0222p Biology II-lect. && aZLBF011p Med.Physics and Informat.-lect
Students are supposed to have considerable knowledge of anatomy, histology, biology, biochemistry and physiology.
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
Students are supposed to have basic survey of medical oral microbiology, its terminology and main topics involved in it.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course, students should be able to understand and explain the features and function of the human oral flora in oral health and disease, especially the importance of the oral flora in the plaque formation, dental caries, and parodontitis, as well as to describe key underlying processes, their changes, and contributing factors, inclusive the influence of oral flora on the human health in general.
  • Oral Microbiology I (Spring term)
  • Lectures
  • 1. Introduction to microbiology
  • 2. Bacterial cell and growth
  • 3. Microbes and environment
  • 4. Pathogenicity and virulence
  • 5. Microbial biofilm
  • 6. Microbes and the host
  • 7. Microbes and immunity of the host
  • 8. Antibiotics I.
  • 9. Antibiotics II.
  • 10. Principles of antimicrobial treatment
  • 11. Agents of sepsis
  • 12. Agents of healthcare associated infections
  • 13. Notes to special microbiology I.
  • 14. Notes to special microbiology II.
    required literature
  • SAMARANAYKE, L.P. Essential Microbiology for Dentistry. 3rd Ed. Churchill Livingstone, 2006. 372 pp. ISBN 978-0-323-04475-2. info
    recommended literature
  • MARSH, Philip. Oral Microbiology. Wright, 2002. ISBN 0-7236-1051-7. info
  • BJARNSHOLT, Thomas, Claus MOSER and Niels HØIBY. Biofilm Infections. Springer, 2011. ISBN 978-1-4419-6084-9. e-book info
    not specified
  • Book No 1 + lectures + all materials from practical sessions are basic for the examination. Other books are recommended.
Teaching methods
lectures, presentations of case reports, reading of the recommended literature
Assessment methods
This subject is without ending. After the second block of lectures (aZLLM0522p) practical and theoretical examinations follow.
Language of instruction
Follow-Up Courses
Further comments (probably available only in Czech)
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
Information on the extent and intensity of the course: 15.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2017, Spring 2018, spring 2019, spring 2020.
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