veterinary pharmacology and toxicology
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Provide students with elements relative to xenobiotic residues contained in animal-based agricultural food products
Provide the student with elements relative to the concept of 'risk'
As per First Degree Course
Course contents summary
The Course provides students with elements on xenobiotic residues foods of animal origin (meat, milk, eggs and derivatives). The student is expected to understand the risks due to the presence of residues, analysis methods for free and bound residues, terminology, experimental toxicological studies and pharmacokinetic studies in the target species, withdrawal time
ADAMS H.R. - 'Farmacologia e Terapeutica Veterinaria', 2a Edizione italiana a cura del Prof. Carlo Beretta, Edizioni Medico Scientifiche Internazionali - Roma, 1999.
The recommended text is a Pharmacology and Veterinary Therapy text. Students only need to study the parts regarding the residues included in the programme
The students are, however, reminded that the text must be integrated with classroom lectures.