VTMED 6420

VTMED 6420

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.

Describes the etiology, epidemiology, clinical signs, gross pathology, differential diagnosis, methods of spread, reservoir hosts, and control of the most important foreign and emerging animal diseases that present serious economic threats to the United States. Several foreign and emerging animal diseases are also important zoonoses affecting public health. The impact of foot-and mouth disease, avian influenza virus, bovine spongiform encephalopathy, and chronic wasting disease are good examples of the need to emphasize the importance of these diseases to practicing veterinarians so they in turn can educate producers, consumers, and the public in general.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: 20 students. Second-, third-, and fourth-year veterinary students.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Eight Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 14799 VTMED 6420   LEC 001