PARASSITOLOGY

PARASSITOLOGY

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Code
52357
ACADEMIC YEAR
2018/2019
CREDITS
1 credits during the 4th year of 8451 Pharmaceutical chemistry and technology (LM-13) GENOVA

1 credits during the 5th year of 8452 Pharmacy (LM-13) GENOVA

1 credits during the 4th year of 8452 Pharmacy (LM-13) GENOVA

SCIENTIFIC DISCIPLINARY SECTOR
MED/04
LANGUAGE
Italian
TEACHING LOCATION
GENOVA (Pharmaceutical chemistry and technology)
semester
1° Semester
modules
This unit is a module of:
Teaching materials

OVERVIEW

The course consists of 1 credit and is organized in 6 hours of lectures. It allows the student to acquire basic knowledge on the etiology, pathogenesis and clinical features of the major human parasitic diseases.

AIMS AND CONTENT

LEARNING OUTCOMES

At the end of the optional course, the student has a basic knowledge of the biology and the host-parasite interactions of protozoa and animals parasites of human beings. In particular, the student is able to recognize morphologically species or groups of parasitological interest, he knows the prophylactic rules to limit/eliminate infestations or infections caused by protozoa and animal parasites.

AIMS AND LEARNING OUTCOMES

The main purpose of the course is to provide the basic knowledge on Biology and the host-parasite interactions of protozoa and parasitic animals of human beings., to be able to recognize morphologically the species or groups of major parasitological interest, to know the rules of hygienic prophylaxis in order to contain/eliminate infestations or infections caused by protozoa and parasitic animals.

Teaching methods

Teaching is organized in frontal lessons for a total of 8 hours.

SYLLABUS/CONTENT

Objectives of  Parasitology. Leishmaniosis and trypanosomiasis. The amoebae. Malaria. Toxoplasmosis. The Metazoa: Tapeworms (solium, echinococcus). Nematodes: Pinworms and Hookworm

RECOMMENDED READING/BIBLIOGRAPHY

PONTIERI G.M.: ELEMENTI DI PATOLOGIA GENERALE EDIZ. PICCIN

TEACHERS AND EXAM BOARD

Ricevimento: The reception of the students is agreed from time to time, according to the needs and deadlines, by e-mail to the following address: Cinzia.Domenicotti@unige.it General Pathology Section - DIMES via LB Alberti 2- Genoa tel +39 010 3538830

Exam Board

BRUNO TASSO (President)

ELEONORA RUSSO (President)

LESSONS

Teaching methods

Teaching is organized in frontal lessons for a total of 8 hours.

LESSONS START

Lessons will take place at the end of the first semester in January 2019.

EXAMS

Exam description

The exam consists of a written test.

Assessment methods

The exam consists of the execution of a written essay on a topic chosen from those discussed during the lectures.

Exam schedule

Date Time Location Type Notes
21/01/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale L'appello dell'esame di Patologia Generale si svolgerà nell' auletta piano terra della sezione di Patologia Generale di via LB Alberti 2.
21/01/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale Gli studenti dovranno presentarsi all’appello muniti di un valido documento d’identità e, al fine di dimostrare l’avvenuto rispetto delle propedeuticità richieste, dovranno esibire un’autocertificazione degli esami sostenuti, acquisibile in formato .pdf dal sito web di Ateneo, nella sezione “Servizi online agli studenti”, alla voce Anagrafica, Carriera, Tasse e Benefici – La tua carriera."
04/02/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale Gli studenti dovranno presentarsi all’appello muniti di un valido documento d’identità e, al fine di dimostrare l’avvenuto rispetto delle propedeuticità richieste, dovranno esibire un’autocertificazione degli esami sostenuti, acquisibile in formato .pdf dal sito web di Ateneo, nella sezione “Servizi online agli studenti”, alla voce Anagrafica, Carriera, Tasse e Benefici – La tua carriera."
14/02/2020 09:00 GENOVA Orale L'appello dell'esame di Patologia Generale si svolgerà nell' auletta piano terra della sezione di Patologia Generale di via LB Alberti 2.
14/02/2020 09:00 GENOVA Verbalizzazione