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

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VTMED 6521 - Aquavet II: Comparative Pathology of Aquatic Animals

Summer. 2 credits.

Prerequisite: formal course work in diseases of aquatic animals or appropriate experience. Permission of instructor required. Maximum enrollment 18. Two weeks of full-time instruction at an off-campus location immediately after the spring term. Fee charged. (Available, by a competitive application process, to veterinary and graduate students).

R.G. Getchell.

Advanced course (sponsored by Cornell University and the University of Pennsylvania) covering the comparative pathology of aquatic invertebrates and vertebrates commonly used as laboratory animals.  The material presented consists of discussions of the diseases of aquatic animals as well as extensive use of the microscope to examine the histopathology associated with these diseases.  The course is taught by an invited faculty of 12 individuals who are leaders in their respective fields of aquatic animal medicine.

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