Course Code: VET210

Course Title : Microbiology II

Weekly Teaching Hour: (1,2)

Course Description : These courses provides basic knowledge of basic principles and concepts microbiology pathogenic microbiology, bacterial and fungal diseases of animals. Coverage of specific diseases/organisms in Mediterranean basin and in Africa,: distribution, epidemiology, mechanisms of pathogenesis, immunity, diagnosis, and prevention. Laboratory sessions emphasize the proper selection, collection and transportation of bacteriologic and fungal specimens. Basic processing of clinical/pathological specimens and identification of bacterial and fungal organisms commonly present in those specimens is offered.

Recommended Textbook(s) and Supplementary Books:

  • Veterinary Microbiology by McVey( Editor), Kennedy ( Editor)and Chengappa( Editor), 3rd. Ed. 2015
  • Clinical veterinary Microbiology by Markey, Leonard, Archambould, Culinane and Maguire 2 nd. Ed. 2013

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95%compulsory.