GENERAL AND APPLIED HYGIENE
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Provide general knowledge on the epidemiological aspects and prevention of infectious diseases.
Course contents summary
General epidemiology of infectious diseases:host-parasite relationship, sources and reservoirs of infection, modes of transmission, modes of emergence of infections in the population.General prophylaxis:types and levels of preventive intervention, notification, quarantine measures, diagnostic investigation, sterilisation, disinfection, disinfestation, vaccine prophylaxis, types of vaccine, vaccine strategies and schedules, passive immunoprophylaxis and chemoprophylaxis.
Marinelli P.,Liguori G.,Montemarano A.,D'Amora M. - Igiene Medicina Preventiva e Sanita Pubblica - Piccin Editore 2002