Course Title Course Code Program Level
Microbiology III TLB215 Medical Laboratory Techniques Associate Degree

Course Term
(Course Semester)
Teaching and Learning Methods
Theory Practice Lab Projects/Field Work Seminars/Workshops Other Total Credits ECTS Credits
28 28 94 150 3 5

Teaching Staff Dr. Öğr. Üyesi Hesna URAL
Language of Instruction Türkçe (Turkish)
Type Of Course Vocational
Recommended Optional Programme Component
Course Objectives Microbiology science, study areas, microorganisms, proper sample intake, preparation of microbiological preparation, disinfection and sterilization methods.
Course Content In this course; living areas of microorganisms, production techniques in laboratory, pure culture techniques, painting methods and examination of microorganisms
Learning Outcomes (LO) 1. Know the types of meat 2. Know how to obtain pure culture 3. Learn painting methods 4. Learn anaerobic culture techniques 5. Know microbiological counting methods
Mode of Delivery Face to face
Course Outline
Week Topics
1. Week Substance exchange in microorganisms
2. Week The development of microorganisms,
3. Week Control of microbial growth (factors affecting microbial control, effect types in microbial control, physical methods in microbial control)
4. Week Chemical agents in microbial control, antibiotics
5. Week Microorganisms in the environment, colony characteristics
6. Week Instruments used in microbiology laboratory, classification of microorganisms
7. Week Varieties of food
8. Week Mid-Terms
9. Week Pure culture techniques
10. Week Bacterial staining (simple staining, gram staining, negative staining), staining of spores, capsule staining
11. Week Microbiological counting methods (bulk plate method, spreading plate method, multiple tube method), calculation of numbers of microorganisms
12. Week Membrane filtration methods, calculation of numbers of microorganisms
13. Week Bright field, dark field, phase contrast, fluorescence, electron and differential interference contrast microscopy, points to be considered when using a microscope, measurement of the dimensions of microorganisms
14. Week Morphology of molds and yeasts
Mid-term (%) 20
Quizes (%)
Homeworks/Term papers (%)
Practice (%)
Labs (%)
Projects/Field Work (%)
Seminars/Workshops (%) 20
Final (%) 60
Other (%)
Total(%) 100
Course Book (s) and/or References
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