Courses of Study 2013-2014 
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Courses of Study 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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VTMED 5410 - Veterinary Parasitology

Fall. 2.5 credits. Letter grades only.

Enrollment limited to: second-year veterinary students.

D. D. Bowman.

Provides a basic introduction to animal parasites of veterinary importance, concentrating mainly on the biology, control, and diagnosis of protozoan and metazoan parasites. Emphasizes parasites representative of significant disease processes or of significant clinical importance to veterinarians. Elaborates on the biology and pathogenesis of these major pathogens with the ultimate goal being to maximize the recognition of the major disease manifestations induced by the different groups of organisms. Laboratories stress certain aspects of some important parasite groups.

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