|Student Contribution Band:||Band 3|
|Administered by:||Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc (pre 2015)|
This subject includes a detailed study of the classification, epidemiology, morphology, life cycle, control, diagnosis and treatment of protozoal and helminthic infections in humans with special reference to the major diseases found in Australia, the Western Pacific and Southeast Asia. Case studies are used extensively in teaching. The subject has an applied focus and deals with current and topical aspects of human parasitology in the Australasian region. Laboratory techniques for routine clinical diagnosis of parasitic infection is a significant focus of the subject. Through human parasitology, we aim to assist students to become competent in understanding and addressing parasitological problems current in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.
|Cairns, Limited, Study Period 1|
|Census Date 27-Mar-2014|
|Face to face teaching 02-Jun-2014 to 06-Jun-2014|
|Coordinator:||<Person not found>, Ms Lisa Jones|
|Lecturers:||Professor Alex Loukas, <Person not found>, Ms Lisa Jones.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (50%); open book exam submitted prior to the residential block (20%); assignments (30%).|
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