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Voltar para Antimicrobial resistance - theory and methods

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Sobre o curso

The course will cover the topics related to antimicrobial resistance with basic definitions and overview on antimicrobials their use and the emergence and spread of resistance. The course will guide you through the concepts and the importance of resistance spread and dissemination and how that happens. It will show you how bacteria become resistant and which mechanisms they might use for this. And as part of the course you will also receive some training in methods for antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) and detection of specific resistance in the microbiological laboratories with the basic methods available and with focus on the obtention of good quality results which can be interpreted and used for different purposes. Additionally, it will show you how to use genomic analysis tools to analyze whole genome sequencing data to detect resistance genes (and or other genes of interest) in a simple and easy way using online tools freely available. In the new new version an additional module including detection of specific resistance mechanisms was added. After this course you should be able to: 1. Describe the most important families of antimicrobials and mode of action 2. Understand the basic concepts of antimicrobial resistance from several perspectives (clinical, research and microbiological) 3. Enumerate and describe how bacteria can become resistant and the mechanisms that may be involved in that process 4. Describe how antimicrobial resistance emerges and spreads around the world including concepts of antimicrobial resistance transfer, selection and dissemination 5. Enumerate the methods used for antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) 6. Compare dilution and diffusion methods and know the basic techniques of agar disk diffusion, broth dilution and agar dilution methods 7. Have detailed theoretical knowledge on how to perform the main methods in a laboratory 8. Know the basic concepts about analysis and interpretation of results of AST, including different breakpoints, cut-off setting and their applications. 9. Understand the importance and related concepts related to quality management and quality assurance method standardization, applied to AST 10. Relate the information obtained in this course with real cases of resistant bacteria spreading in patients, the community, animals or the environment 11. Relate the phenotypical results with results from genotyping using molecular techniques for detection of resistance mechanisms 12. Understand the concept and be able to apply genomic analysis tools used to detect resistance genes and other relevant genes from Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) data (with demonstration of selected online tools) Disclaimer: Please note that the guidelines and methods referred or links included in these materials are updated when the videos lectures are produced and before the course is released, however these might become outdated with time....

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30 de dez de 2020

As a microbiology student, I can say that I've learned so many theoretical and practical methods involving antimicrobial resistance as well as bacteriology in general. Huge thanks to great lecturers!


22 de jul de 2021

Very clear and informative to give insights about what's happening in the area of antimicrobial resistance, as well as the urgency to do identification and surveilance of antimicrobial resistance

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por Anfas E

2 de jun de 2020

It's really helpful

por Nedhal M K

7 de jul de 2018

Thank you very much

por JOHN Q

12 de jan de 2017

great course. fun

por Imene A

3 de dez de 2022


por Shirley H A

27 de jun de 2022

it's a good option

por Sangjukta R

11 de mai de 2021

Excellent learning

por Jean P M d N

8 de mar de 2021

Excellent course!!

por Shrishti S

22 de fev de 2021

Excellent Course..

por Pallavi S

16 de jun de 2020

Very useful course

por Kriti A

18 de mai de 2020

very good course .

por Sylvia s

16 de dez de 2019

It is well taught.

por Maria C P

21 de mai de 2019

exelente! gracias!

por Mohammad M O R

10 de dez de 2020

wonderful course.

por Raneen A A A

28 de set de 2020

It's great course

por Ro S C S

8 de jul de 2020

very good lecture

por Jose W M

4 de mai de 2019

Excelent lectures

por Raj T

17 de mai de 2022

excellent course

por Gauri S

20 de jul de 2020

Quality content.

por 徐进

5 de jul de 2017

very good course

por Stavroula T

19 de mai de 2017

Verdy intersting

por Judith A L S

6 de abr de 2022

Excelente curso


24 de nov de 2020

very attractive

por Daniel s z

9 de set de 2017


por cristian

22 de abr de 2017

excelente curso

por Raquel A P

14 de abr de 2022