2023-2024 / SBIM0490-1

Clinical virology


8h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in medicine1 crédit 


Nathalie Jacobs

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Understanding of the general principles of clinical virology notably via:

  • Description of viruses implicated in viral infections such as respiratory infections and hepatitis.
  • Description of viruses implicated in tumour development. 
  • Description of viruses implicated in zoonosis and arbovirosis

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

To know and be able to explain general concepts of clinical virology necessary to understand viral pathologies, which will be presented during Masters in Medicine.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Courses of general virology and general immunology.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

The course is divided in several face-to-face lectures.

Recommended or required readings

Slide presentation is posted on "eCampus" after the lecture.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire )

Additional information:

Multiple-choice test

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

Questions related to the course must be posted on the forum of "eCampus" portal.


Nathalie Jacobs
Cellular and Molecular Immunologyl-Virology, CHU B34 + 5,
Phone: +32(0)43662420

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