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Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
VETERINARY MEDICINE
Course unit
EPIDEMIOLOGY AND CONTROL OF FOOD ZOONOSES
MVM0018525, A.A. 2013/14

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2011/12

Information on the course unit
Degree course 5 years single cycle degree in
VETERINARY MEDICINE
MV0991, Degree course structure A.Y. 2011/12, A.Y. 2013/14
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Number of ECTS credits allocated 4.0
Course unit English denomination EPIDEMIOLOGY AND CONTROL OF FOOD ZOONOSES
Website of the academic structure http://www.unipd.it/corsi/corsi-di-laurea/corsi-di-laurea-magistrale/medicina-veterinaria
Department of reference Department of Animal Medicine, Production and Health
Mandatory attendance
Language of instruction Italian
Branch LEGNARO (PD)

Lecturers
Teacher in charge MICHELE DRIGO VET/05

Integrated course for this unit
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge
MVM0018522 INFECTIOUS DISEASES OF LIVESTOCK, POULTRY AND COMPANION ANIMALS (FOOD SAFETY) MARCO MARTINI

Mutuated
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
MVP3050985 EPIDEMIOLOGY AND CONTROL OF FOOD ZOONOSES MICHELE DRIGO MV0991

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Core courses VET/05 Infectious Diseases of Domestic Animals 4.0

Course unit organization
Period First semester
Year 3rd Year
Teaching method frontal

Type of hours Credits Teaching
hours
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Practice 1.0 8 17.0 No turn
Lecture 3.0 24 51.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 01/10/2013
End of activities 25/01/2014
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Examination board
Examination board not defined

Syllabus

Common characteristics of the Integrated Course unit

Specific characteristics of the Module

Course unit contents: Epidemiology, surveillance, control and socio-economic relevance of zoonoses. Role of the veterinarian as Public Health Official in the private practice and in the public services.Epidemiological investigations in food-borne outbreaks. Salmonella, E. coli, Campylobacter, Listeria, Clostridium, Staphylococcus,
Streptococcus infections, Transmissible spongiform encephalopathies.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods: Students should acquire skills of Public Health officials, with special emphasis on food-borne zoonoses.
The course will be provided for 24 hours of teoretical lessons and other 8 hours of practicals based on a CASE STUDY regarding a foodborne outbreak.
The Course is completed with practical training during Tirocinio, an hands-on activity performed under the supervision of a teacher
Additional notes about suggested reading: Powerpoint and PDF files presented during classes will be available on Moodle platform (https://elearning.unipd.it/scuolaamv/).

Student listening: everyday by appointment.
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)
  • Acha P. N., Szyfres B, Zoonoses and Communicable Diseases Common to Man and Animals. --: PAHO, 2005. Cerca nel catalogo
  • Slorach S. A., Animal production food safety challenges in global markets. Scientific and Technical Revie: OIE scientific press, 2006. http://www.oie.int/eng/publicat/en_numerosrt.htm