BIO 525

Animal Disease, Biosecurity, and Zoonoses

Biology College of Life Sciences

Course Description

Animal disease emphasizing prevention, organ systems affected, biosecurity, and zoonotic potential.

When Taught

Contact Department

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

0

Other Prerequisites

Bio 380 or instructor's consent.

Title

Comparative Pathophysiology

Learning Outcome

Comparative pathophysiology will be taught using canine, feline, bovine, ovine, caprine, equine, lab animals, and wildlife examples

Title

Animal Pathophysiology

Learning Outcome

Understand basic animal pathophysiology of disease on an organ system basis and preventive measures to maintain animal health

Title

Biosecurity Practices

Learning Outcome

Identify biosecurity practices to prevent animal disease

Title

Avert Health Problems

Learning Outcome

Differentiate between zoonoses, sapronoses and anthroponoses and understand how to institute preventive measures and management practices to avert these health problems

Title

Design Health Program

Learning Outcome

Design a herd health program with preventive measures that addresses nutrition, sanitation, housing, ventilation, lighting, and other components for a particular species the student wants to work with as a producer

Title

Management Procedures

Learning Outcome

Understand how to institute good management procedures that can prevent the occurrence of animal disease

Title

Animal Immunology

Learning Outcome

Develop a basic knowledge of animal immunology as it pertains to disease induction and prevention, with natural and artificial immunity practices that should be implemented to enhance disease prevention, and nutritional practices to optimize animal immunity