Courses

Introduction to the Insect orders: Nematoceran flies:Iceratopogonidae, Simulidae, Culicidae. Cyclorrhaphan flies: Tsetse, Stomoxys, Haematobia, Oestrus, Hypoderma, Gastrophilus and Musca.  Their characteristics and identification, biology, ecology and...

Definitions, classification and taxonomy of helminths and tick parasites of animals, Principles of diagnosis and control of parasitic disease.  Nematodes  of animals: Ascaris, Toxocara, Trichostrogyles, Strongyles, Spirurids, Filaria. Cestodes (...

Morphology and classification of viruses.  Reproduction and growth characteristics of viruses. Methods of isolation, identification and purification of viruses. Strain variation and pathogenicity of viruses.  Important RNA and DNA Viruses of animals...

History of microbiology, General characteristics of bacteria, fungi, mycoplasma and rickesttsias; classification, structure and functions of cellular components; Pathogenesis of microbial disease.  Bacteria of veterinary importance: Staphylococci....

Introduction to the principles of research proposal design, research methods and scientific communication (oral presentation and preparation of dissertation).  Students will be assigned a simple research topic in any area of research in veterinary...

A course in which hospital cases are used to instruct students on diagnosis and management of obstetrical and gynaecological problems.  Examination of the bull, ram, boar, dog, stallion for breeding soundness.  Semen collection and processing in...

This is a continuation of the course Surgical Clinics I (500 Level)

This is a continuation of Medicine Clinics I.

Anatomy of the pelvis and pelvic ligaments.  Disease and accidents during gestation.  Parturition and its disease; types of dystocia, causes and presentation; obstetrical procedures and post-operative complications; care of the newborn. ...

Clinics and practicals in field epizootiological investigations in farms, ambulatory visits to farms to carry out deworming, vaccinations in all species; disease investigation and  control. Disease reporting and surveillance techniques.  Veterinary...