Veterinary parasitology 300

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

The objective of the module is to provide fundamentals of applied veterinary helminthology, ectoparasitology and protozoology as required by veterinarians. The module covers the life cycles, relevant morphological features, epidemiology and pathogenesis of important parasites of domestic animals. Candidates will also learn how to diagnose infections/infestations and diseases in life and dead animals as well as how to treat and control them. Where applicable, emphasis is also given on zoonotic implications.

Module credits 20.00
NQF Level 07
Prerequisites Third year academic level and admission to relevant programme.
Contact time 1 practical per week over 30 weeks, 4 lectures per week over 30 weeks
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Veterinary Tropical Diseases
Period of presentation Year

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