PATHOBIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
• PBS

7001 Seminar: Veterinary Medical Sciences (1) S,FMay be taken for a max. of 8 hrs. of credit. Topics of current interest in various disciplines of veterinary medicine.

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

7003 Special Topics in Veterinary Medicine (1-4) VPrereq.: consent of instructor. May be taken for a max. of 8 hrs. of credit. Topics of current interest in veterinary medicine.

7301, 7302 Principles and Methods of Epidemiology and Disease Control I, II (4,4) 7301 offered F; 7302 offered SPrereq.: consent of instructor. 3 hrs. lecture; 3
hrs. lab. Ecological and epidemiological concepts used in studying diseases in populations; epidemiological methods, with laboratory exercises emphasizing problem
solving; epidemiological principles applied to disease control; planning, administration, and evaluation of disease-control programs.

7303 Applied Veterinary Preventive Medicine (2-5) VPrereq.: PBS 7301, 7302, and consent of instructor. Principles of epidemiology and disease control applied to planning, administration, and evaluation of veterinary preventive medicine practice.

7304 Clinical Epidemiology in Companion Animal Practice (2-5) VPrereq.: consent of instructor. Epidemiological principles and disease control methods applied to
companion animal practice; problem-oriented case studies on relation of patient and client to community.

7306 Veterinary Medicine and Community Health (2-5) VPrereq.: consent of instructor. Legal basis for veterinary preventive medical practice; economic, aesthetic,
cultural, and human health factors associated with maintenance of animals; use of community resources to improve animal health.

7307 Project Management (2) VPrereq.: EXST 7005 or equivalent. 1 hr. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Definition of aims and objectives in field research and investigations, financial and personnel management, communication of intentions and results, internal project control, liaison with other agencies, community acceptance, operational research, and organizational methodologies.

7308 Veterinary Economics (2) VPrereq.: AGEC 4015 or 4088 or equivalent. 2 hrs. lecture; 1 hr. lab. Economic analysis of farm and national livestock disease problems, analysis of existing and past programs, and forecasting of projected animal health schemes.

7309 Control and Prevention of Poultry Diseases in Tropical Countries (3-5) VPrereq.: consent of instructor. Environmental control, applied nutrition, and
management in the occurrence of disease in commercial poultry under tropical conditions; review of significant conditions with specific reference to the epidemiology,
diagnosis, and prevention of poultry diseases.

7310 Zoonotic Infectious and Parasitic Diseases (3) VPrereq.: BIOL 4122 and BIOL 4105 or equivalent. Also offered as PBS 7421. Epidemiology, ecology, and control of major infectious and parasitic zoonoses.

7312 Epidemiological Study Design (2) S-EPrereq.: PBS 7301. Principles of design, planning, and analysis of case-control and cohort epidemiological studies; design selection; sources of bias and pitfalls associated with each study design.

7404 Pathogenic Mechanisms of Bacteria (3) F-OPrereq.: BIOL 4094, 4121, and 4122 or equivalent. Relation of bacterial structure and function to the induction of
disease; virulence factors, mechanisms of host-parasite interaction; vaccine strategies.

7405 Bacterial Pathogenesis Laboratory (1-3) F-OPrereq.: credit or concurrent registration in PBS 7404 or equivalent. 2-6 hrs. lab. May be taken for a max. of 6 hrs. credit. Laboratory techniques for selected topics in bacterial pathogenesis.

7410 Biochemistry of Viruses (3) S-EPrereq.: BIOL 4094 or equivalent. See BIOL 7289.

7411 Molecular Mechanisms of Viral Pathogenesis (3) F-EPrereq.: BIOL 4190 or VMED 5230 or equivalent. Virus-host interactions in disease induction emphasizing virus receptors and cell tropism, persistence and latency, oncogenesis, virus-induced immune suppression, and adverse responses of the host.

7413 Cellular and Molecular Immunology Laboratory (1-3) S-OPrereq.: credit or registration in PBS 7423 or equivalent. 2-6 hrs. lab. Laboratory techniques in modern immunology; isolation, identification, and functional testing of proteins and cells of the immune system.

7415 Current Experimental Methods in Parasitology (1-4) F-EPrereq.: a course in parasitology or equivalent. 2-8 hrs. lab. May be taken for a max. of 4 sem. hrs. when animal groups vary. Specialized laboratory methods used to produce experimental infections, diagnose parasitism and recover and identify protozoan and helminth parasites of ruminants, horses, pigs, and companion animals.

7417 Immune Response to Infectious and Parasitic Agents (3) S-EPrereq.: introductory course in immunology. Immune mechanisms in controlling or exacerbating
disease caused by bacteria, viruses, protozoa, helminths, and arthropods; modern principles of vaccine development and trends in application.

7419 Population Dynamics and Ecology of Parasitic and Vector-Borne Diseases (3) S-EPrereq.: course in parasitology or equivalent.Population regulation and
distribution of parasitic and vector-borne diseases of veterinary and medical significance; disease risk in populations and control strategies based on population models, transmission dynamics, climate, nutrition, immunity, geographic information systems, and herd health programs.

7423 Cellular and Molecular Immunology (3) S-OPrereq.: introductory course in immunology. Cellular and molecular basis for the immune response; emphasis on
molecular structure and function of antibodies and other receptors; role of lymphocyte subsets and cytokines in regulation of immune responses.

7424 Diseases of Aquatic Animals (3) F-EPrereq.: consent of instructor. Basic microbiology and/or parasitology strongly recommended. 2 hrs. lecture; 2 hrs. lab. Same as FISH 7424.

7432 Cell and Organ Culture Techniques in Bioresearch (3) FPrereq.: BIOL 2051 and 4093 or equivalent. 1 hr. lecture; 4 hrs. lab. Application of cell and organ culture techniques to current research problems.

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

7502 Systemic Veterinary Pathology (5) SPrereq.: 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,SPrereq.: 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) VPrereq.: 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) VPrereq.: 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) VPrereq.: 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) VPrereq.: 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 PBS 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) VPrereq.: 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) VPrereq.: 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) VPrereq.: 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,SuPrereq.: 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.