Pathology and Veterinary Hygiene

A.Y. 2018/2019
11
Max ECTS
112
Overall hours
SSD
VET/05 VET/06
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Definire adeguate metodologie di sorveglianza e strategie di prevenzione delle malattie parassitarie ed infettive nei sistemi di allevamento intensivo ed estensivo, a tutela del benessere animale, consumatore e salute ambientale.
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Lesson period
Second semester
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Parassitologia zootecnica
Course syllabus
Lectures

a) General part:
Livestock production, socio-economic impact of parasitic diseases and health ecosystem (4 hours)
Host-parasite relationships: selective pressures and mutual adaptations (2 hours)
Evaluation of host-parasite-environment relationships in different husbandry systems (4 hours)
Parasite transmission, epidemiological maps and predictive models (4 hours)
Pathogenicity of parasites, resistance and resilience of hosts (2 hours)


b) Specific part:
Life cycle, pathogenicity, prevention and control measures of

- protozoa (6 hours
- helminths (6 hours)
- ectoparasites (4 hours)

of zootechnical and zoonotic relevance

Practical part:
Basic parasitological direct diagnostic methods (9 hours
Basic parasitological indirect diagnostic methods (3 hours)
Field activity on intensive farming systems (10 hours)
Field activity on organic farming systems (10 hours)
Igiene veterinaria
Course syllabus
Lectures
Hygiene level of farms and its impact on the environment (4 hours)
Releavance of livestock health status in its economic and social repercussions (4 hours)
Scheduling of surveillance actions, control and prevention against infectious and contagious diseases (4 hours)
Aims and methods of application of hygienic self-control program in livestock (4 hours)
Techniques and technologies applied in the disinfection at farm level (2 hours)
Basic epidemiology concepts (2 hours)
Basic immunization concepts (2 hours)
Classification of animal diseases (4 hours)
Reservoirs and sources of infection (2 hours)
Major infectious diseases in farm animals and zoonoses (2 hours)
The diseases subject to the control and eradication throughout the country (2 hours)

Practical activity
Organization and activities of a microbiological diagnostics laboratory (4 hours)
Analysis of cattle farm health data (4 hours)
Practical application of protocols for prevention of the main pathologies at farm level (8 hours)
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Parassitologia zootecnica
Course syllabus
The course program is the same as described for attending students
Igiene veterinaria
Course syllabus
The course program is the same as described for attending students
Igiene veterinaria
VET/05 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS - University credits: 5
Practicals: 16 hours
Lessons: 32 hours
Professor: Bronzo Valerio
Parassitologia zootecnica
VET/06 - PARASITOLOGY AND ANIMAL PARASITIC DISEASES - University credits: 6
Practicals: 32 hours
Lessons: 32 hours
Professors: Lanfranchi Paolo, Romeo Claudia Rosa
Shifts:
Professor: Lanfranchi Paolo
Attività esercitativa TURNO PER TUTTI da 20h
Professor: Lanfranchi Paolo
Attività esercitativa TURNO PER TUTTI da 4h
Professor: Lanfranchi Paolo
Attività esercitative ripetute a gruppi di studenti (n. 3 TURNI da 8h)
Professor: Romeo Claudia Rosa
Professor(s)
Reception:
Friday 9-10 am
Remote on MS Teams platform