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227.216 Veterinary Infectious and Parasitic Diseases I (10 credits)

An introduction to the viral, bacterial and parasitic pathogens of animals. The basic biology of various infectious agents, with an emphasis on how the basic characteristics of different pathogens relate to their ability to survive in nature. Further development of the principles of epidemiology, diagnosis and control of infectious diseases of veterinary importance that were introduced in Introductory Veterinary Clinical Studies I.

Note(s): This course is only available to BVSc Year 2 students. Students will be required to be at Massey University until the end of each semester. The Examination dates posted on the University Website do not include Practical or other SoVS organised examinations, most of which take place after the formal written examination. Travel plans should therefore be made on the basis of being at Massey until the semester end date unless and until the Undergraduate Programme Office advises that an earlier departure date will be permitted.

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  • Prerequisite(s):
    General Prerequisite: At least 45 credits from 100 level

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Year Semester Mode Location
2020 Semester Two non-standard Internal Manawatu Campus

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