Information sheet ECTS Syllabus
Course syllabus N436L0_4I - Laboratory of Food Microbiology (FCFT - WS 2019/2020)
|University:||Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Chemical and Food Technology|
|Course unit code:||N436L0_4I|
|Course unit title:||Laboratory of Food Microbiology|
|Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:|
|Recommended semester/trimester:||Nutrition and Food Quality Assessment - master (compulsory), 1. semester|
|Level of study:||2.|
|Prerequisites for registration:||none|
|protocols, running tests, final test|
To obtain evaluation "A" students need to get min. 92%, for "B" to obtain min. 83%, for the evaluation of "C" min. 74%, for the evaluation of "D" min. 65% and for the evaluation of "E" min. 56% in the final test.
Credits will not be granted if a student gets less than 56%, and/or the protocols will not be resigned.
|Learning outcomes of the course unit:|
|Student is able to use basic microbiological methods for testing food, beverages and cosmetics
and to evaluate the results in the context of food production technology and EU microbiological legislation.
|Method of sampling and sample preparation for microbiological testing of foodstuffs. Enumeration of micro-dilution method of cultivation. Gram stain. Enumeration of microorganisms in foodstuffs microscopically. Factors affecting accuracy and repeatability. Importance of index and indicator bacteria. Identification and determination of coliform bacteria. Evidence of the presence of enterococci and determination. Importance of water activity and its determination. Microbiological quality of cosmetic products. The preservative efficacy of benzoic acid in acidic and alkaline conditions. Evidence of the presence of inhibitory substances in foodstuffs. Microbiological control surfaces of food equipment and packaging.
|Recommended or required reading:|
|Language of instruction:||slovak or english|
|Assessed students in total: 80|
|Name of lecturer(s):||Ing. Martina Koňuchová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer)|
Ing. Alžbeta Medveďová, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak, english
Ing. Petra Šipošová (examiner, instructor, lecturer)
|Last modification:||29. 1. 2019|
|Supervisor:||Ing. Alžbeta Medveďová, PhD. and programme supervisor|
Last modification made by Ing. Tomáš Molnár on 01/29/2019.