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|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Public Health, Medical and 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.
Attempt all summative on-course assessment and achieve an overall percentage of 50% or more on each in class examination as well as an overall percentage of 50% or more; Attend all practical sessions, workshops, tutorials and field trips unless a valid medical reason or exceptional circumstance presents itself and documentation is provided.
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Mixed attendance|
|Census Date 23-Mar-2023|
|Face to face teaching (TBA)|
|Coordinator:||Professor Ellen Ariel|
|Lecturers:||Professor Ellen Ariel, Dr Leo Foyle, Dr Kelly Condon, Ms Jessica Grimm.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
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