TV5121 - Infectious Diseases of Livestock
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Public Health, Medical & Vet Sciences
Available to graduate students with a degree in Veterinary Science. Other appropriately
trained graduates may enrol at the discretion of the Academic Head of Veterinary Science.
Discussion groups and assignments will cover the aetiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis
and control of bacterial, viral and infectious diseases of animals. The subject will
emphasise the epidemiological approach to the diagnosis and control of infectious
diseases of livestock and is complementary to TV5010 and TV5040.
- explain the factors driving the evolution of emerging infectious diseases;
- relate knowledge on the epidemiology, aetiology and pathogenesis of major infectious
diseases with the diagnosis and control of these diseases;
- explain the effects of infectious disease on livestock production and welfare as well
as on national and international trade;
- discuss the major bacterial, viral and mycotic diseases of livestock by organ system
or by syndrome focusing on the epidemiology, aetiology and pathogenesis of these diseases.
- Invigilated > End of semester exam - (70%)
- Invigilated > Other exams - (30%).
Study Period 1
|Census Date 26-Mar-2020
||Dr Margaret Reilly, Dr Jackie Picard, Professor Estelle Venter
||Dr Jackie Picard, Professor Estelle Venter.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 60 hours lectures - multi-mode (including distance) based lectures
- 24 hours tutorials - multi-mode tutorials and assessments
- assessment and self-directed study
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