Course Code: VET205

Course Title: Veterinary parasitology I

Weekly Teaching Hour: (2,1)

Course Description : The courses covers the aspects of life cycles, pathogenesis, host –parasite interactions, diagnosis, epidemiology, control, treatment and prevention methods of  helminthic, arthropod and protozoan diseases, including zoonosis, of Veterinary importance, with emphasis on those important in Mediterranean basin and in Africa.

Recommended Textbook(s) and Supplementary Books:

  • Georgis’ Parasitology for Veterinarians by Bowman. 10th Ed. 2014
  • Veterinary Clinical Parasitology by Zajac and Conboy 8 th Ed.2012

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95% compulsory.