Veterinary Pathology

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Veterinary Pathology - VP

7001 Seminar: Veterinary Pathology (1) F,S May be taken for a max. of 8 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Reports and discussion of current topics in various disciplines of veterinary medicine.

7002 Veterinary Medical Research Techniques (1-4) V May be taken for a max. of 6 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Specialized research techniques related to a specific discipline of veterinary medicine.

7003 Special Topics in Veterinary Pathology (1-4) V May be taken for a max. of 8 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Specialized coverage of current topics in veterinary pathology.

7501 Cellular Pathology (3) F Basic mechanisms of disease; pathogenesis and etiology of lesions and how they are expressed microscopically, histochemically, biochemically, and electron microscopically.

7502 Systemic Veterinary Pathology (5) S Prereq.: D.V.M. degree or equivalent; 2 hrs. lecture; 6 hrs. lab. Study of diseases by organ systems, using electron and light microscopy; pathogenesis of specific diseases.

7508 Histopathology Slide Conference (1) F,S Prereq.: D.V.M. degree or equivalent. May be taken for a max. of 4 hrs. of credit when topics vary. Histopathological aspects of diseases in various animal species; direct student participation in morphological description and literature review.

7509 Surgical Pathology (1-3) V Prereq.: D.V.M. degree or equivalent. May be taken for a max. of 8 sem. hrs. credit when topics vary. Gross and microscopic examination of surgery-derived specimens of diseased tissues from domestic and exotic animals; clinical case interpretation, histopathological description, diagnosis, prognosis, and consultation techniques.

7511 Veterinary Immunopathology (2) V Prereq.: D.V.M. degree or equivalent. Comparative microscopic and macroscopic study of lymphoid tissues and the relationship of structural changes to function in mammals and other species; alterations related to development and disease agents.

7512 Veterinary Gastrointestinal Pathology (2) Prereq.: D.V.M. degree or equivalent. Comparative macroscopic and microscopic study of responses of the mammalian gastrointestinal system to disease-producing agents; specific and unique aspects of the pathogenesis of gastrointestinal disease.

7513 Pathology of Neoplasia (2) V Prereq.: DVM degree or equivalent and consent of department. 1 hr. lecture; 1 hr. lab. Comparative gross, microscopic, and pathogenetic study of naturally occurring neoplastic disease in the commonly seen animal species.

7514 Laboratory Animal Pathology (2) Prereq.: D.V.M. degree or equivalent. Macroscopic, microscopic, and pathogenetic study of the infectious, nutritional, degenerate, and toxic diseases that affect the commonly used species of laboratory rodents, rabbits, and primates.

7515 Veterinary Dermatopathology (2) V Prereq.: D.V.M. degree or equivalent 1 hr. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Histopathological evaluation of integumentary system tissue response and diseases of various animal species of veterinary importance.

7516 Pathology of Food Animals (1-4) Prereq.: D.V.M. degree or equivalent. May be taken for a max. of 8 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Necropsy of food animals submitted for postmortem examination; gross, light, and electron microscopy; biochemical and hematological evaluations necessary for an accurate determination of disease pathogenesis; comparative aspects of ultrastructural, microscopic, and gross lesions.

7517 Pathology of Companion Animals (1-4) Prereq.: D.V.M. degree or equivalent. May be taken for a max. of 8 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Necropsy of companion animals submitted for postmortem examination; gross, light, and electron microscopy; biochemical and hematological evaluations necessary for an accurate determination of disease pathogenesis.

7518 Pathology of Equids (1-4) Prereq.: D.V.M. degree or equivalent. May be taken for a max. of 8 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Necropsy of equids submitted for postmortem examination; gross, light, and electron microscopy; biochemical and hematological evaluations necessary for an accurate determination of disease pathogenesis.

7519 Pathology of Laboratory and Exotic Species (1-4) Prereq.: D.V.M. degree or equivalent. May be taken for a max. of 8 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Necropsy of laboratory and exotic species submitted for postmortem examination; gross, light, and electron microscopy; biochemical and hematological evaluations necessary for an accurate determination of disease pathogenesis.

7520 Pathology of Aquatic Species (1-4) Prereq.: D.V.M. degree or VMED 5211 or equivalent and VMP 7424. Basic histology is strongly recommended. May be taken for a max. of 8 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Necropsy of aquatic animals submitted for postmortem examination; gross, light, and electron microscopy; biochemical and hematological evaluations necessary for an accurate determination of disease pathogenesis.

7521 Pathology of Avian Species (1-4) Prereq.: D.V.M. degree or equivalent. May be taken for a max. of 8 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Necropsy of avian species submitted for postmortem examination; gross, light, and electron microscopy; biochemical and hematological evaluations necessary for an accurate determination of disease pathogenesis.

7525 Veterinary Clinical Hematology (2-4) V Prereq.: D.V.M. degree or equivalent. May be taken for a max. of 12 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Diagnosis and pathogenesis of hematological changes in mammals and birds, utilizing complete blood count data and microscopic examination of blood and marrow smears from current cases; review of hematological instrumentation and methodologies; their application to veterinary medicine.

7526 Veterinary Clinical Chemistry (2-4) V Prereq.: D.V.M. degree or equivalent. May be taken for a max. of 12 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Topics in clinical biochemistry related to disease diagnosis and pathophysiology; laboratory methods related to quality control and comparative methodology; clinical case material as the basis for laboratory discussion.

7527 Veterinary Clinical Cytology (2-4) V Prereq.: D.V.M. degree or equivalent. May be taken for a max. of 12 sem. hrs. of credit when topics vary. Interpretation of cytological specimens and correlation with clinical and histopathological findings of cutaneous, subcutaneous, visceral, and body cavity abnormalities in domestic animals.

7528 Toxicology III (3) See VPT 7625.

7530, 7531, 7532 Laboratory Animal Science I, II, III (2, 2, 2,) F,S,Su Prereq.: D.V.M. degree or equivalent and consent of department. Biology, husbandry, diseases, medical care, regulations, and experimental uses of the commonly used laboratory animal species. Courses need not be taken in sequence.

7599 Toxicology Seminar (1) See VPT 7699.

 

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