Veterinary Parasitology

Subject ID Classroom Hours Lab Hours Clinic Coop Or Shop Hours Credit Hours
VET
123
2
3
0
3
Prerequisite:

VET 110, VET 120 and VET 121

Corequisite:

None

This course covers the common internal and external parasites of companion animals, livestock, selected zoo animals, and wild animals. Emphasis is placed on laboratory diagnosis of the most common forms of the parasite through fecal, urine, skin and blood exams. Upon completion, students should be able to identify common parasites and discuss life-cycles, treatment and prevention strategies, and public health aspects of veterinary parasitology.