ZOO 467 Course Synopsis

Courses Code: ZOO 468

Course Title: PARASITOLOGY II

Number of unit : 3 Units

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COURSE SYNOPSIS
Taxonomical, epidemiological and life cycle studies of protozoa and helminths of medical and veterinary importance. Emphasis will be given to parasites of the West Africa region. Energy, metabolism, protein and lipid synthesis: hatching and molting processes, arrested development and self-cure phenomena.  Cultural/artificial membrane-feeding preservation and staining techniques.  Habitat partition, physiological nature of different body habitants.  Host-parasite relationships.  A mention of vectors in order to allow for the identification of principal groups involved in the transmission of parasitic diseases.

ZOO 468 – PARASITOLOGY II

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