14I3O11 - Clinical parasitology

Course specification
Course titleClinical parasitology
AcronymVeterinary Medicine
Type of studyIntegrated academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Nevenka Aleksić
  2. prof. dr Tamara Ilić
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
  1. prof. dr Nevenka Aleksić
  2. prof. dr Tamara Ilić
  3. Nemanja Jovanović
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ConditionNot have
    The goalThe course is based on the mastering of theoretical and practical knowledge, which aims to familiarize students with the most important characteristics and the concepts of veterinary clinical parasitology, and to enable them to organize and manage the prevention of economic losses with the main goal to improve animal welfare in all aspects of livestock production.
    The outcomeAfter mastering the curriculum of the course students should be able тo adopt a basic knowledge of the epizootiology / epidemiology, pathogenesis, subclinical and clinical manifestations of the diseases, diagnosis, chemotherapy and various methods for control of parasitic infections.
    Contents of lecturesIntroduction and general characteristics of the parasitic etiology diseases.Blood protozoozis,coccidiosis,flagellates and ciliates of the domestic animals.Ruminant trematodosis.Ruminant and equine anoplocefalidozis.Cestodosis in carnivores.Askarididosis in domestic animals.Important ruminant,equine and swine,carnivores and poultry nematodosis.Important ectoparasites.
    Contents of exercisesIntroduction in to the diagnosis of parasitic diseases. Qualitative and quantitative methods of the coprological diagnostics. Diagnosis of the protozoozis in blood and coccidiosis, important helminthoses in ruminants, equine and swine, carnivores, rabbits and poultry. Diagnostics of the artropodosis. Antiparasitics of the most importance.
    1. Dimitrijevic Sanda, Ilić Tamara, 2011, Clinical Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Belgrade, Author's edition and Interprint Ltd. Belgrade, Belgrade.
    2. Hiepe, Theodor; Lucius, Richard; Gottstein, Bruno. Allgemeine Parasitologie mit den Grundzügen der Immunologie, Diagnostik und Bekämpfung. Dtsch Arztebl; 103(10): A-615, 2006. (Original title)
    3. Dimitrijevic Sanda, 1999, Diagnostic of parasitic diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine University of Belgrade.
    4. Zajac A., Gonboy G.: VETERINARY CLINICAL PARASITOLOGY, 7 th edition, Blackwell Publishing, 2005. (Original title)
    5. Foreyt W.: VETERINARY PARASITOLOGY, reference manual, 5 th edition, Blackwell Publishing, 2005. (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    Methods of teachingLectures with the interactive learning, lectures with the use of audio - visual methods (Power Point presentations, and films). Practical work in the laboratory and in the parasitological diagnostic laboratories of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Belgrade.
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lectures10Test paper20
    Practical lessons20Oral examination40