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Tropical Diseases 1,2 - B80134
Czech title: Tropické nemoci 1,2
Guaranteed by: Institute of Immunology and Microbiology First Faculty of Medicine Charles University in Prague (11-00351)
Faculty: First Faculty of Medicine
Actual: from 2015
Semester: winter
Points: 6
E-Credits: 6
Examination process: winter s.:
summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:15/15 C [hours/semester]
summer s.:15/15 C [hours/semester]
Volume of tuition: 60 [hours]
Capacity: 25
Min. number of students: 10
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Explanation: MUDr. František Stejskal
Additional information:
Old code: 134
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Guarantor: RNDr. MUDr. František Stejskal, Ph.D.
Attributes: Lékařství
Teoretický předmět
Zubní lékařství
Pre-requisite : B80382, B80384, B80632
Annotation -
Last update: Vladěna Topičová (29.06.2007)

Epidemiology, clinical and laboratory diagnostics and therapy of the tropical infections. Differential diagnostics of the tropical febrile, gastrointestinal, hepatic and skin diseases. Tropical helmintic infections. Emerging infections in tropics. Problem-based learning of Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases. The course is composed of lectures, problem-based learning tutorials and clinical sessions at the Department of Infectious Diseases, Faculty Hospital Bulovka.
Syllabus - Czech
Last update: Marcela Holanová (09.09.2016)

Timetable of the course

Tropical Diseases I (code B80134)
4th and 5th study years, winter semester 2016-2017

1. 7.10.2016: Introduction into the tropical medicine.
Differential diagnostics of fever in tropics. dr. Stejskal

2. 21.10. Clinical presentation, diagnostics and management of
malaria. dr. Stejskal

3. 4.11. Differential diagnostics of tropical lymphadenopathy.
Leishmaniasis, trypanosomiasis. dr. Stejskal

4. 11.11. Dengue, chikungunya and other arboviral infections. dr. Stejskal

5. 25.11. Tropical rickettsial infections. dr. Stejskal

6. 2.12. Typhoid fever, relapsing fever and other bacterial infections. dr. Stejskal

7. 16.12. Viral hemorhagic fever and other infectious disease
emergencies. dr. Stejskal

8. 20.1.2017: Differential diagnostics of tropical eosinophilia.
Consultations, credit tests, credits. dr. Stejskal

The course will consist of lectures, seminars and clinical cases presentations.

It will be held on FRIDAYS from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. at the

Department of Immunology and Microbiology, Studnickova 7, P-2 (Room “Chabovna”, the entrance at the end of building). The course will start on October 7, 2016.

Contact: MUDr. RNDr. František Stejskal, Ph.D. (Email:

Prague, September 2, 2016 František Stejskal, M.D. Ph.D

Literature - Czech
Last update: Vladěna Topičová (29.06.2007)

G.C. Cook & A.I. Zumla eds.: Mansons Tropical Diseases, 21. vydání, London, 2003, Saunders

M. Eddleston & S. Pierini: Oxford Handbook of Tropical Medicine, New York, 1999, Oxford University Press

W. Peters & H.M. Gilles: Colour Atlas of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 4. vydání, London, 1995, Mosby-Wolfe

V. Šerý a kol.: Tropická a cestovní medicína, Praha, 1998, Medon s.r.o.

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