cod. 08711

Academic year 2016/17
4° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Indefinito/interdisciplinare (NN)
A scelta dello studente
Type of training activity
Student's choice
32 hours
of face-to-face activities
4 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
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Learning objectives

The course is aimed to provide the student the basics elements and interpretation of the diagnostic methods in the fields of clinical and infectious diseases, in companion and large animals.Student will acquire the skills to approach the clinical cases with the most suitable metodologies.


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Course unit content

Basics of bacteriological, mycological and virological diagnosis of the most important animal infectious diseases;
set up, interpretation and validation (sensitivity, specificity) of serological test used to support population screening; methodology for assessing the immune response in the course of infectious diseases and vaccination protocols.
Disucssion of clinical cases hospitalized at OVUD. Decision path from history to diagnosis through interpretation of hematological, biochemical, endocrinological and microbioogical tests in companion animals.

Full programme

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Didactic material will be provided during the lessons

Teaching methods

Guided practice activities

Assessment methods and criteria

Evaluation by written and oral examination

Other information

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