VTMED 6428

VTMED 6428

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2022-2023.

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 DNA and mRNA. Finally, the ethics and public perception of vaccine use is discussed.

When Offered Spring.

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

Comments Offered in odd-numbered years only.

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  •   Eight Week - First. 

  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 16866 VTMED 6428   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person