COURSE INFORMATON
Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Protozoology VET   306 6 2 3 3

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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
 
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Goals
The objective of this course is to equip the graduates of the Veterinary Faculty with the knowledge and skills required to identify and treat the protozoon diseases of domestic and wild animals and to take necessary measures to prevent the spread of such diseases; to protect community health through identifying the food-borne zoonotic protozoa and taking necessary precautions.
Content
The components of this course consist of the taxonomy, morphological and biological characteristics of protozoa, which are significant in terms of domestic and wild animal species and community health as well as the clinical symptoms, identification, treatment and control of the diseases caused by protozoa.

Learning Outcomes
1) Students will be able to make clinical and laboratory diagnosis of protozoa diseases in domestic and wild animals
2) Students will be able to treat the protozoa diseases of domestic and wild animals.
3) Students will be able to take measures to prevent the spread of protozoa diseases.
4) Students will be able to identify the zoonotic protozoa and take precautions againsts the spread of the disease.
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Course Content
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1 Introduction to protozoology, morphological and biological characteristics of protozoa Lecture notes Lecture
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2 Host-parasite relations between parasitic protozoa and their hosts, immunity to protozoa Lecture notes Lecture
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3 Sarcomastigophora and Trypanasomatidae (Trypanosoma spesies) Lecture notes Lecture
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4 Trypanasomatidae (Leishmania spesies) Lecture notes Lecture
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5 Cryptobiidae, Bodoniidae, Trichomonadidae Lecture notes Lecture
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6 Monocercomonadidae, Diplomonadidae and Amoeba Lecture notes Lecture
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7 Eimeridae (morphology, biology, diagnosis, treatment and control) Lecture notes Lecture
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8 Midterm exam Lecture notes Lecture
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9 Coccidiosis in mammals and poutry Lecture notes Lecture
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10 Cryptosporidium, Toxoplasma, Sarcocystis Lecture notes Lecture
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11 Hepatozoon, Haemoproteus, Leucocytozoon, Plasmodium Lecture notes Lecture
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12 Babesia (morphology and biology) Lecture notes Lecture
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13 Babesia (patogenesis, diagnosis, treatment and control) Lecture notes Lecture
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14 Theileria (morphology and biology), Theileria species in domestic animals and theileriosis Lecture notes Lecture
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15 Microspora, Mixozoa, Ciliophora and Riketsia Lecture notes Lecture
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16-17 Final exam Lecture notes Question-Answer
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