cod. 1006100

Academic year 2016/17
2° year of course - First semester
Academic discipline
Parassitologia e malattie parassitarie degli animali (VET/06)
Discipline della sanità animale
Type of training activity
47 hours
of face-to-face activities
6 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit

Learning objectives

The course aims to allow the student to know and understand the taxonomy, epidemiology and biological cycles of the major parasitic diseases of animals; In particular cattle, sheep, goats and pigs. In addition, the pathogenesis and clinical forms induced by host-parasitic interaction will be treated for elmines, protozoa and ectoparasites. Laboratory diagnosis will be of great importance. For this reason, the student will be able to apply the best and most appropriate parasitic diagnosis methods through lessons and wet laboratories. The course aims to provide the student with all the tools needed to gain knowledge of the material to be able to manage parasitic diseases within the company's management.


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Course unit content

Parasites and zoonotic diseases of livestock.

Full programme

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Urquhart GM - Armour J - Dunn JL - Jennings FW (ed. italiana a cura di C Genchi) Parassitologia Veterianria, C. editrice: UTET

Taylor M.A. – Coop B. - Wall R. (ed. italiana a cura di Otranto D., Garippa G., Manfredi M.T.) Parassitologia e Malattie Parassitarie degli Animali, C. editrice: Emsi
Edizione: 2010

Genchi M - Traldi G - Genchi C. Manuale di Parassitologia Veterianria, C. editrice: CEA

Teaching methods

Lessons and wet labs.

Assessment methods and criteria

No verification activities are planned. The achievement of the goals will be evaluated through an oral exam at the end of the course.

Other information

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