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2018-2019 Catalog
ZOO 5235C: Advanced Parasitology

Course Description for Advanced Parasitology

ZOO5235C: Advanced Parasitology
Prerequisites: BSC 2020C, ZOO 3713C or permission of the instructor. This course covers the biology of the most important human parasites and touches many of veterinary significance. We will consider representatives from the protistans, platyhelminthes, nematodes, and a few arthropods. Topics will include evolution, geographic range, anatomy, physiology, epidemiology and life cycles, disease caused, and treatments and cures. Students will complete a review paper on a topic of their choice in the field of Parasitology. (A laboratory fee of $51.93 will be assessed.)