Veterinary parasitology and Parasitic Diseases

A.Y. 2017/2018
9
Max ECTS
88
Overall hours
SSD
VET/06
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Fornire le conoscenze di base sulla biologia dei parassiti e sul rapporto parassita-ospite-ambiente; introdurre gli aspetti zoonosici di alcune parassitosi.
Fornire nozioni di epidemiologia, patogenesi, presentazione clinica, diagnosi, controllo, profilassi e terapia delle principali malattie parassitarie negli animali da reddito e d'affezione.
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
First semester
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Modulo: Parassitologia
Course syllabus
Lectures
Ecology and biology of parasites (3 h).
Interaction of host, parasites and environment (2 h)
Life cycle of the most important parasites:
protozoa (6 h),
helminths (10 h)
artrophods of pets and agricultural animals (6 h)
zoonotic parasites (5 h).

Practices
Morphological features and identification of parasites of pets (5 h), horses (3 h), ruminants (5 h) and pigs (3 h).
Modulo: Malattie parassitarie
Course syllabus
Lectures
Definition of parasitic disease and damnage caused by parasites (2 h).
Pathogenesis of parasitic infections (ecto and endo) and host immune response to parasitic infection (3 h).
Epidemiology and control of ectoparasites, protozoa and helminthic infections of companion animals (3 h)
Epidemiology and control of ectoparasites, protozoa and helminthic infections of agricultural animals in different breeding systems (4 h)
Clinical symptoms and diagnostico of the most important parasitic diseases (4 h).
Preventive measures and treatments (3 h).
Zoonotic infections by helminthes and artrophods (2 h).
Zoonotic infections by protozoa (2 h)
Economic and social consequences of parasitic diseases of animals (1 h).

Practices
Diagnostic methods used to detect parasitic infections (2 h)
Copromicroscopic methods (10 h)
Serological and molecular tools (4 ore)
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Modulo: Parassitologia
Course syllabus
not provided
Modulo: Malattie parassitarie
Course syllabus
not provided
Modulo: Malattie parassitarie
VET/06 - PARASITOLOGY AND ANIMAL PARASITIC DISEASES - University credits: 4
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 24 hours
Shifts:
Attività esercitative ripetute a gruppi di studenti
Professor: Manfredi Maria Teresa
Modulo: Parassitologia
VET/06 - PARASITOLOGY AND ANIMAL PARASITIC DISEASES - University credits: 5
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 32 hours
Shifts:
Attività esercitative ripetute a gruppi di studenti
Professors: Manfredi Maria Teresa, Zanzani Sergio Aurelio Giorgio