COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
General Parasitology VET   214 4 1 2 2

Prerequisites and co-requisites
Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Prof. Dr. Armağan Erdem ÜTÜK
Instructors
Prof. Dr.ARMAĞAN ERDEM ÜTÜK1. Öğretim Grup:A
 
Assistants
Goals
The aim of this course is to enable the students to acquire the basic knowledge and skills of parasitology, to understand the general characteristics of parasites, to identify parasites and parasitic diseases as well as to expose students the basic knowledge of the host-parasite relationship, their ways of entering and leaving the organisms, means of invasion, harmful effects on hosts, the identification, treatment, prevention and control of parasitic diseases.
Content
This course contains basic parasitological terms and definitions as well as the general biology, reproduction, transmission routes, pathogenity, prophylaxis and control of parasites.

Learning Outcomes
1) Students will learn basic terminology of parasitology science and nomenclature.
2) Students will learn nomenclature of parasitic diseases.
3) Students will learn parasitic means of entering and leaving the organisms as well as their means of invasion
4) Students will learn host-parasite relationship and parasitism types.
5) Students will learn modes of development, reproduction and transmission of protozoan, helminth and arthropod.
6) Students will learn epidemiology of parasitic zoonoses.
7) Students will learn methods of protection against parasitic diseases.
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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Aim of the course, introduction of reference books, definition of parasitology and the significance of parasitic diseases in Turkey Lecture notes Lecture
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2 Forms of coexisting of the livings Lecture notes Lecture
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3 Parasitism types according to the modes of host-parasite relationship Lecture notes Lecture
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4 History of parasitology Lecture notes Lecture
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5 Host names of parasites Lecture notes Lecture
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6 Habitats and developmental stages of parasites Lecture notes Lecture
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7 Nomenclature of parasites and parasitic diseases Lecture notes Lecture
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8 Midterm exam Lecture notes Lecture
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9 Origins of parasites Lecture notes Lecture
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10 Reproduction and proliferation of parasites Lecture notes Lecture
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11 Adaptation forms of parasites Lecture notes Lecture
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12 Harmful effects of parasites Lecture notes Lecture
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13 Prophylaxis of parasitic diseases Lecture notes Lecture
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14 Immunity against parasitic diseases Lecture notes Lecture
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15 Parasitic zoonoses Lecture notes Lecture
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16-17 Final exam Lecture notes Lecture
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Recommended or Required Reading
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