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School of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine
VETERINARY MEDICINE
Course unit
VETERINARY MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY (C.I.)
AVP7080341, A.A. 2019/20

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2018/19

Information on the course unit
Degree course 5 years single cycle degree in
VETERINARY MEDICINE (Ord. 2017)
MV0991, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2019/20
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Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination VETERINARY MICROBIOLOGY AND IMMUNOLOGY (C.I.)
Website of the academic structure https://www.agrariamedicinaveterinaria.unipd.it/
Department of reference Department of Animal Medicine, Production and Health
E-Learning website https://elearning.unipd.it/scuolaamv/
Mandatory attendance
Language of instruction Italian
Branch LEGNARO (PD)
Single Course unit The Course unit CANNOT be attended under the option Single Course unit attendance
Optional Course unit The Course unit is available ONLY for students enrolled in VETERINARY MEDICINE (Ord. 2017)

Lecturers
Teacher in charge DANIELA PASOTTO VET/05

Modules of the integrated course unit
Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge
AVP7080343 IMMUNOLOGY AND VETERINARY SEROLOGICAL METHODS (MOD. B) DANIELA PASOTTO
AVP7080342 VETERINARY VIROLOGY AND BACTERIOLOGY (MOD. A) MARIA LUISA MENANDRO

Course unit organization
Period  
Year  
Teaching method frontal

Calendar
Start of activities 30/09/2019
End of activities 18/01/2020
Show course schedule 2019/20 Reg.2017 course timetable

Syllabus
Prerequisites: The student should know the structure and biology of the eukaryotic cell and the the anatomy of the organs involved in the immune response.

Required foundation courses: Veterinary Anatomy I, Veterinary Anatomy II, Biochemistry.
Target skills and knowledge: The course goals are to familiarize the students with basic knowledge about microbial diversity and classification, microbial biology, genetic, structure and control (bacteria and viruses) and to train them on the laboratory methods used to isolate, identify and control animal bacterial pathogens.
The course will introduce the students to the defensive mechanisms, the regulation of immune host response against pathogens, the host-microbe interaction, and the treatment and control of animal pathogens.
The course will give to the students the opportunity to know and apply serological diagnostic methods and to learn the good laboratory practice, including lab biosecurity and reliability of results and their interpretation.
Examination methods: Written test in the first session of exams; in the next session the exam will be oral. Changes in the mode of examination will be comunicated to the students.
Assessment criteria: The student will be evaluated on relation to the knowledge acquired.

Innovative teaching methods: Teaching and learning strategies
  • Laboratory
  • Working in group
  • Questioning
  • Problem solving
  • Concept maps
  • Use of online videos

Innovative teaching methods: Software or applications used
  • Moodle (files, quizzes, workshops, ...)
  • Kaltura (desktop video shooting, file loading on MyMedia Unipd)
  • Camtasia (video editing)

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
Good Health and Well-Being Quality Education Gender Equality Life on Land