2 YEAR GUIDANCE VET/06
Learning outcomes of the course unit
To teach students the features of the most common parasitic diseases of companion animals and to learn how to sample and diagnose these diseases.At the end of the course, the student must be able to use acquired knowledge and show clear understanding of the clinical and diagnostic and features of the most common parasitic diseases of companion animals.
Course contents summary
Activities include sample collection of skin and faecal samples in the canine and feline shelter, followed by morphological identification of parasites and evaluation of biological samples (faeces, blood, skin scrapings) in order to allow students to practice diagnostic techniques in parasitic diseases.
Taylor M.A. – Coop B. - Wall R. (ed. italiana a cura di Otranto D., Garippa G., Manfredi M.T.) Parassitologia e Malattie Parassitarie degli Animali, C. editrice: Emsi
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