Course Code: VET212

course Title: Animal Virology

Weekly Teaching Hour: (2-2)

Course Description : The students learn general and specific virology with a special focus on pathogens of veterinary importance. They learn the immune response of the host, its protection against infectious diseases and the most important diagnostic methods. At the practical the main laboratory techniques and identification procedures are demonstrated as well as the characteristics and identification of the most important viruses. Teaching is organised in the form of lectures, plenary practical and small-group (16 students/group) laboratory practical.

Recommended Textbook(s) and Supplementary Books:

  • Fenner’s Veterinary Virology. 5th ed. By MACLACHLAN, N. J. – DUBOVI, E. J. (ed.): Elsevier, 2016.

Course Assessment:

  • Class Participation 10%,

  • Mid-term Examination 30%,

  • Assignments 10%,

  • Final Examination 50%,

Attendance 95% compulsory.