BI484
Fundamentals of Parasitology
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3
  • Lab: 1.5

An introduction to the biology, morphology, and life cycles of parasitic protozoans, platyhelminths, and arthropods of humans and domestic animals. The nature of parasitism with an emphasis on form and function, transmission, and ecology will be examined. Topics may include the symptomatology, pathogenesis, zoonotic potential, diagnosis and treatment options for some common parasitic agents.

Additional Course Information
Prerequisites
BI256, HN220 (or BI216 or HE211) or KP220; AND one of BI296, HE201, KP261 or PS295.
Exclusions
HS308.