Module Code Number

VBT 603

Number of ECTS Credits


Hours / Week (T P C)

2 2 3

Module Lecturer

Lecturers of the department

Year / Term


Type of Course

(Compulsory / Elective)


Pre requisites / Recommended

General microbiology

Module Contents

The micro-flora and identification of animal source food. Detection and enumeration, identification methods, culture methods, biochemical, serologic, and molecular laboratory methods.

Aims and Objectives of the module

To know microbial species present in foods and their significance for industry, public health and food hygiene. To learn principles of microbiologic analyzing methods of food samples

Method of assessment

Lecture, discussion and laboratory work.

Teaching Language


Textbook /

Recommended readings

- Compendium of Microbiological Analysis of Food,

- Bacteriological Analytical Manual,

- USDA Microbiology Laboratory Guide Book,


- Reference articles.