Veterinary parasitology is the study of animal parasites, especially relationships between parasites and animal hosts. Parasites of domestic animals, as well as wildlife animals are considered.
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.