Veterinary toxicology 300

Module code TOX 300
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Veterinary Science
Module content

General principles of veterinary toxicology, with emphasis on the relevant factors and circumstances contributing to poisoning; advanced toxicology with regard to inorganic and organic compounds, fungi, cyanobacteria, plants, rodenticides, zootoxins, etc. Plant poisonings, mycotoxicoses and inorganic and organic poisonings are discussed under the following headings: epidemiology and species affected, description, identification, distribution and poisonous principle (if applicable), mechanism of action, toxicity, clinical signs, pathology (limited to the most important lesions); diagnosis, differential diagnosis, treatment and control of prevention. A pressed plant collection or a poisonous plant collection in digital format has to be submitted.

Module credits 14.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Paraclinical Sciences
Period of presentation Year

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