University of Medical Technology,Mandalay

Microbiology Curriculum


COURSES

Undergratuate

Curriculum for Second year B. Med. Tech. (M.L.T)

Departmental Objectives

At the end of the course, the learners should be able to

               - To acquire general microbiological techniques as pre-requisite knowledge for          Medical Laboratory Technology.

 

Contents of Core Curriculum

- Introduction  to  microbiology, Pioneers in  microbiology, Hazards and Safety precautions, Morphological classification, Classification of medically important bacteria, Collection of urine, stool, sputum, pus, swabs, CSF, & blood, Types and Components & functions of        OLM, Application & uses, Care & maintenance, Essential & additional structures, Bio-safety levels, Classification of biologic agents based on Hazard, Making of a wire loop, Making of a smear, Fixation, Stains and staining methods & their uses, Instruments for sterilization, Instruments for incubation, Physiology of bacteria, Growth requirement of bacteria, Requirement & types of culture media, Isolation & inoculation of culture, Methods of anaerobic cultivation, RE of urine, RE of stool.

 


Curriculum for Third year B. Med. Tech. (M.L.T)

Departmental Objectives

At the end of the course, the learners should be able

KNOWLEDGE

-    To understand the general and systemic bacteriology.

-    To understand the basic immunology.

SKILL

-    To prepare culture medias and perform the cultivation of bacteria.

-    To identify the different types of bacteria.

-    To perform routine examination of stool and urine.

 

ATTITUDE

-    To maintain an interest in the study of diagnostic methodology and laboratory technology.

-    To be aware the importance of laboratory findings.

-    To appreciate to become a good technologist.

 

Contents of Core Curriculum

General Microbiology

-  Isolation of systemic bacteria, Identification of systemic bacteria, Fiuorescent staining and microscope, Dark ground microscope, Electron Microscope, Antibiotics, Chemotherapeutic agents, Antimicrobial susceptibility test, Antibiotic assays,

 

Systemic Bacteriology

- Aetiology, laboratory diagnosis of – Staphylococci, Streptococci, Nisseria, Yersinia, Haemophilus, Campylobacter, Helicobacter, Pseudomonas, Vibrios, Bacillus, Clostridium, Corynebacterium, Brucella, Bordetella, E coli, Klebseilla, Proteus,  Salmonella,  Shigella, Coliforms,  Spirila and spirocheates, Mycobacteria,

 

Immunology

- Introduction to immune system, Cells of immune system, Antigen, Antibody, Ag-Ab reactions,

Parasitology

- Introduction to parasitology, Classification of parasites,

Curriculum for Fourth year B. Med. Tech. (M.L.T)

Departmental Objectives

At the end of the course, the learners should be able

 

KNOWLEDGE

-          To understand the laboratory techniques in applied microbiology.

-          To understand the laboratory techniques in public health bacteriology.

-          To understand the laboratory investigations of mycology.

-          To understand the laboratory investigations of parasitology.

-          To understand the laboratory investigations of virology.

-          To understand basic principles of immunology.

SKILL

 

-          To identify the causal organisms for sexually transmitted infection, urinary tract infection, wound infection, respiratory tract infection, hospital infection, meningitis and food poisoning.

 

ATTITUDE

-          To maintain an interest in the study of diagnostic methodology and advanced technology.

-          To behave as an efficient Medical Laboratory Technologists.

-          To appreciate the importance of laboratory findings and their role to support the Clinicians.

 

Contents of Core Curriculum

Applied microbiology

- Causal organism, aetiology, laboratory diagnosis of: Sexually transmitted infections, Urinary tract infections, Wound infections, Respiratory tract infections, Meningitis (infection of CNS), Hospital infections, Food poisoning, Infection of cardio vascular system, Infection of eyes, ears, nose, & throat, Pyrexia, Transfusion transmitted diseases.

 

Public Health Microbiology

- Bacteriology of water, Bacteriology of milk, Bacteriology of food, Bacteriology of air.

 

Mycology

- Basic morphological & clinical classification of medically important – fungi, Laboratory diagnosis, Causal organism & laboratory diagnosis of mycosis.

 

Parasitology

- Introduction, Definition, Classification of parasites, Classification, aetiology &

   laboratory diagnosis of protozoa, Classification, aetiology & laboratory diagnosis: Trematodes, Nematodes, Cestodes.

 

Immunology

- Hypersensitivity reactions, Major histocompatibility Complex &  HLA tests, Complement, CD4 count.

 

Virology

- Introduction to virology, Morphology, Structure, Cultivation, Replication, Serological Diagnosis of Viral infections, DNA & RNA Viruses, Bacteriophages, Pox virus, Herpes virus, Adeno virus, Paramyxovirus, Arbovirus, Rhabdovirus, Hepatitis virus (A.B.C.D.E), Human Immuno-deficiency viruses, Avian Influenza virus, SARS, Papilloma virus, Ebola virus,

 

Quality control programs

- Internal & external quality control programs, Quality control procedures.

 

Molecular Biology

- Bacterial genetic, Molecular techniques in microbiology, PCR.

 


Postgratuate

Curriculum for First year M. Med. Tech. (M.L.T)

Departmental Objectives

At the end of the course, the learners should be able

-    To produce highly qualified and skilled Medical Laboratory Technologists, educators, researchers in Medical Laboratory Technology in accordance with the National Health Plan.

-    To update and maintain the educational standards of the Medical Laboratory Technology at the International level.

 

Contents of Core Curriculum

General Microbiology

- Antibiotics, Chemotherapeutic agents, Antimicrobial susceptibility test, Antibiotic assays, Bio-safety levels, Classification of biologic agents based on Hazard, Stains and staining methods & their uses, Types of culture media, Methods of anaerobic cultivation,

 

Systemic Bacteriology

- Aetiology, laboratory diagnosis of – Staphylococci, Streptococci, Nisseria, Yersinia, Haemophilus, Campylobacter, Helicobacter, Pseudomonas, Vibrios, Bacillus, Bacterides, Clostridium, Corynebacterium, Brucella, Bordetella, E coli, Klebseilla, Proteus,  Salmonella,  Shigella, Coliforms,  Spirila and spirocheates, Mycobacteria, Yersinia,

 

Virology

- Introduction to virology, Morphology, Structure, Cultivation, Replication, Serological Diagnosis of Viral infections, DNA & RNA Viruses, Bacteriophages, Pox virus, Herpes virus, Adeno virus, Paramyxovirus, Arbovirus, Rhabdovirus, Hepatitis virus (A.B.C.D.E), Human Immuno-deficiency viruses, Avian Influenza virus, SARS, Papilloma virus, Ebola virus,

 

Mycology

- Basic morphological & clinical classification of medically important – fungi, Laboratory diagnosis, Causal organism & laboratory diagnosis of mycosis.

 

 

Parasitology

- Classification of parasites, Classification, aetiology & laboratory diagnosis of protozoa, Classification, aetiology & laboratory diagnosis: Trematodes, Nematodes, Cestodes.

 

Immunology

- Introduction to immune system, Cells of immune system, Antigen, Antibody, Ag-Ab reactions, Hypersensitivity reactions, Major Histocompatibility Complex &  HLA tests, Complement, CD4 count, Immunity, Immunoprophylaxis and Immunotherapy, Apoptosis, Tolerance and Autoimmunity.

 

Applied Microbiology

- Causal organism, aetiology & laboratory diagnosis of: Sexually transmitted infections, Urinary tract infections, Wound infections, Respiratory tract infections, Meningitis (infection of CNS), Hospital infections, Food poisoning, Infection of cardio vascular system, Infection of eyes, ears, nose, & throat, Pyrexia, Transfusion transmitted diseases.

 

Public Health Microbiology

- Bacteriology of water, Bacteriology of milk, Bacteriology of food, Bacteriology of air.

 

Entomology

- Mosquitos, Flies, Fleas, Bed bugs, Mites, Scorpions.

 

Quality control programs

- Quality assurance, Internal & external quality control programs, Quality control procedures.

 

Diagnostic Serology

 

Molecular Biology

- Bacterial genetic, Molecular techniques in microbiology, Organization of Gens, Gens expression, DNA replication, Genetic engineering, PCR.

 


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