Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Virology I * VET   204 4 1 2 4

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Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Asst.Prof.Dr. Bilge Kaan TEKELİOĞLU
Dr. Öğr. ÜyesiBİLGE KAAN TEKELİOĞLU1. Öğretim Grup:A
To teach the students the structures, classification, multiplication, production and identification of the viruses. Information on viral infections (etiology, epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinic, pathology, diagnostic methods). Giving information about the fight against viral diseases and giving them the ability to practice this information. To give information about zoonotic diseases to students.
This course focuses on the general issues of viruses and zoonotic viruses that are important for General Virology and Veterinary Medicine.

Learning Outcomes

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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Giving information about the course, introduction of course resources. Virology and history of virology, which is vital for animal and human health. Definition of virusun; The general characteristics of the viruses and the differences that distinguish them from other microorganisms. LECTURE
2 Introduction to viruses and virology LECTURE
3 Structure of viruses, tasks of building components LECTURE
4 Introducing the virology lab. General rules applied in the laboratory. Working principles in virology laboratory (material and device introductions, sterilization) LECTURE
5 Diversity and classification of viruses LECTURE
6 Tissue and cell cultures, Primer cell culture preparation: Production of viruses. Embryo chicken egg sowing methods LAB WORK
7 Epidemiology and pathogenesis of viral infections, immunology and viral vaccines LECTURE
8 Midterm exam WRITTEN EXAM
9 Titration of viruses, plaque test LAB WORK
10 Neutralization test and usage areas LAB WORK
11 Use of hemagglutination test and virology. Rabies and laboratory diagnosis. LAB WORK
12 Agar Gel Immunodiffusion and Complement Fixation tests and use of virology LAB WORK
13 Immunofluorescence assay and ELISA LECTURE
14 Molecular techniques used in virology. Polymerase Chain Reaction and the use of virology, slide / barcovision display LECTURE
15 Transmissible spongioform encephalopathies LECTURE
16-17 Fianl exam WRITTEN EXAM

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