|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences|
This subject will present the principles and concepts of the role of microbes in aquatic animal disease, specifically the pathogenesis of the major bacterial diseases affecting tropical aquatic animals in aquaculture settings. Through hands-on experience, the students will learn to identify and investigate clinical signs in the field and develop specialised knowledge regarding correct sampling procedures. The students will develop and plan procedures that will enable traceability in sample collection from pond to laboratory. The students will engage with classical laboratory diagnosis and anti-microbial resistance testing and critically analyse procedures and results to develop decision-making skills for correct diagnosis.
Achieve a minimum of 40% on course assessment average, a minimum of 40% on the final exam and the aggregate mark for the subject must be 50%
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Mixed attendance|
|Census Date 24-Mar-2022|
|Face to face teaching (TBA)|
|Coordinator:||Professor Ellen Ariel|
|Lecturers:||Mrs Melissa Crawford, Professor Ellen Ariel, Miss Kaeli Mee, Ms Jessica Grimm, Mrs Vanessa Harris, Mrs Kylie Carrigan.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.