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INFECTIOUS AND PARASTITIC DISEASES
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Name of the unit offering the course: Department of Infectious Diseases and Hepatology
Head of the unit: prof. dr hab. Waldemar Halota
Year 4, number of hours: 60
Form of classes: seminars: 30, tutorials: 30
Form of crediting: exam
Number of ECTS points: 3
Topics:
Epidemiology of infectious diseases with particular regard to AIDS, hospital-acquired infections,
occupational diseases of infectious etiology.
HIV structure, replication, diagnosis of HIV infection.
Natural history of HIV infection.
HIV infection – course, diagnosis, treatment.
Antiretroviral therapy.
Opportunistic infections.
Liver structure and functions. Biochemical diagnosis of liver diseases.
Hepatitis A, B, C, D, E and others.
Acute liver failure. Hepatorenal syndrome. Cholestasis.
Chronic hepatitis and cirrhosis.
Differential diagnosis of liver diseases.
Treatment of chronic hepatitis.
Infections related to pregnancy, delivery and postnatal period.
Childhood infectious diseases (whooping cough, scarlet fever, varicella and herpes zoster,
mononucleosis, rubella, mumps, enteroviral infections).
Typhoid fever and paratyphoid fevers. Typhus fever and other rickettsioses. Leptospirosis.
 Tetanus, gangrene, rabies.
 Neuroinfections.
 Zoonoses (trichinellosis, brucellosis, toxoplasmosis, plague).
 Septic shock, sepsis.
 Infectious foodborne diseases. Cholera. Botulism.
 Pseudomembranous colitis.
 Tick-borne diseases.
 Parasitic diseases (taeniases, giardiasis, ascariasis, echinococcosis).
 Selected tropical diseases (malaria, yellow fever, haemorrhagic fevers).
 Slow virus infections.
 Diagnosis of fever of unknown etiology.
 Current threats – bioterrorism, SARS, avian influenza and other zoonoses (depending on
current epidemiological issues).
 Prevention of infectious diseases and vaccination schedule.
 Differential laboratory diagnosis of infectious diseases.
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Methods of collecting, storing and transporting material for virological, bacteriological and
serological tests.
 Enzyme-linked immunosorbent and molecular diagnostic of infectious diseases.
Booklist:
 Zakim D., Boyer T.D. Hepatology A textbook of liver disease.
 Mandell G.L., Douglas R.G., Bennett J.E. Principles and practice of infectious diseases.