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.
Antimicrobial resistance - theory and methodsTechnical University of Denmark (DTU)
About this Course
Skills you will gain
- Drug Resistance
Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Welcome to the course
Module A- Antimicrobial and antimicrobial action
Module B - Antimicrobials and resistance
Module C- Antimicrobial susceptibility testing
Module D- Interpretation
Module E- Quality assurance
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TOP REVIEWS FROM ANTIMICROBIAL RESISTANCE - THEORY AND METHODS
The course provided the necessary information regarding the antimicrobial testing and related bioinformatics. The instructors explanations to the relevant topics was easy to understand.
Good course. It encompasses majority of the concepts and all the concepts are easy to understand. Also it is really good course for someone who is studying microbiology.
I would personally recommend this course to any student aiming for a brief introduction to antimicrobial resistance and also to anyone looking for a very nice and quick brushup of the concepts.
An informative course especially for identifying drug-resistant strains such as MRSA, ESBLs, et. Also the criteria for avoiding false positives or negatives have been emphasized very clearly.
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