VTMED 6428

VTMED 6428

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

Broad overview of veterinary vaccines and vaccine programs used in contemporary small- and large-animal medicine, the poultry industry, aquaculture, and equine practice. Considers general guidelines for vaccine use and the process underlying vaccine development from an industry and scientific perspective. Addresses fundamental mechanisms governing vaccine efficacy, as well as recent advances in the use of carriers, adjuvants, and immunostimulants; attenuated pathogens; recombinant subunit vaccines; viral and bacterial vectors for vaccine delivery; and genetic immunization with "naked" DNA. Course also covers the novel applications of vaccine use in the prevention of cancer and neurological disease and the ethics and public perception of vaccine use.

When Offered Spring (offered in odd-numbered years only).

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: second-, third-, and fourth-year veterinary students and graduate students or others by permission of instructor.
Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: introductory immunology course or VTMED 5400.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Eight Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 16243 VTMED 6428   LEC 001