Course Code               Course Description                                                      Credit Units

VMB 322:                  General Microbiology                                                                      3

History of Microbiology of organisms, Toxonomy.

Physiology and Biochemistry of organisms. Bacteriological

methods and techniques. Sterilization and Disinfection.

Antibiotics, Environmental bacteriology.

VMB 324:                  Veterinary Immunology                                                                   1

Historical perspectives. Review of the anatomy and

histology of immunological organs, Macrophages,

lymphocytes and plasma cells. Cytokines and

Immune responses. Antigen reaction. Principles

of Immunotherapy. Vaccines, Immunization and

Immunological aspects of cancer.


VMB 411:                  Pathogenic Bacteriology & Mycology                                             4

General characteristics, growth requirements,

resistance, pathogenicity, immunity, diagnosis

and public health significance of animal pathogens.

Fungi, Rickettsia and related organisms. Mycoplasma

and related organisms.

VMB 422:                  Virology                                                                                             2

Structure, characteristics and classification of

viruses. Pathogenesis, immunity and transmission

of viruses. Nature and importance of prions and



Course Code               Course Description                                                                            Credit Units

VPE 302:                    Introductory Parasitology                                                                3(2+1)

Definitions. Taxonomy of helminthes, arthropods

and protozoan. Principles of diagnosis and control

of parasitic diseases.

VPE 401:                    Veterinary Protozoology                                                                  3(2+1)

Introduction and classification of phylum Protozoa,

Anthropod borne Protozoans: Babesia, Trypanosoma,

Plasmodium, Leishmania, Leucocytozoon, Haemobartonella.

Protozoans transmitted by resistant Cysts: Eimeria,

Balantidium, Giardia, Toxoplasma, Entamoeba, Sarcocystis

and Besnoitia. Sexually Transmitted protozoans: trichomonas,


VPE 402:                    Veterinary Entomology                                                                    2(1+1)

Introduction and classification of phylum Arthropoda

Order – Nematocera, Brachycera and Cyclorhapha,

Acarina (Ixodidae, Argasidae), Siphanoptera (fleas),

Pthiraptera (Lice). Life cycles of arthropods of

Veterinary importance. Pathogenecity and control


VPE 403:                    Veterinary Helminthology                                                               3(2+1)

Introduction and classification of phylum Platyheliminlhs.

Life cycle, pathogenicity and control of Nematodes,

trematodes and Cestodes of Veterinary importance.