TV5010 - Animal Health
|Student Contribution Band:
||School of Veterinary & Biomedical Sciences (pre 2015)
Available to graduate students with a degree in Veterinary Science (other appropriately
trained graduates may enrol at the discretion of the Director of the Australian Institute
of Tropical Veterinary and Animal Science).
A review of the fundamental aspects of pathology, microbiology (including virology
and bacteriology), immunology and parasitology as applied to the major diseases of
farm and companion animals in the tropics.
- appreciate current knowledge on the nature, pathogenesis and epidemiology of viruses
and of methods now used to identify them and control viral diseases in animals;
- discuss recent concepts of disease in domestic animals and recognise by gross and
microscopic examination, the major changes seen in disease;
- discuss the life cycles, pathogenesis, epidemiology and control of the major parasitic
diseases of farm and companion animals in the tropics;
- understand contemporary views on the pathogenesis and epidemiology of bacterial diseases
of livestock and comment on microbial genetics and recombinant DNA technology;
- understand the general concepts of immunity both humoral and cell mediated.
|PP3151 and MI2021
Study Period 1
|Census Date 27-Mar-2014
||Professor Bruce Gummow
- 32 hours lectures
- 3 hours tutorials
- 60 hours practicals
||end of semester exam (60%); other exams (30%); assignments (10%).
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