2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog (Updated Spring 2019) 
    
    Jan 21, 2022  
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog (Updated Spring 2019) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BIOL 466 Medical Parasitology

Credit 3
This course provides students in the biological, agricultural, and medical sciences with the knowledge necessary to know and identify metazoan parasites common to all organisms including man and his domesticated animals. Detailed information on how to recognize and diagnose parasitic diseases, infections, histopathology, and infestations is discussed. Epidemiological aspects of zoonotic diseases are discussed, including detailed information on host habitats, vectors, types of hosts, and transmission. Life cycles, control measures, disease prevention, treatment, and location of parasites in relation to the hosts are considered. Prerequisite(s): BIOL 111  (grade of C or higher). This course is comprised of three hours of lecture per week.



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