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PATH*3040 Principles of Parasitology (W) every year - course outline

PATH*3610 Principles of Disease (W) every year - course outline

PATH*3610 Distance Education (S, F ) Open Learning

PATH*4100 Diseases of Aquatic Animals (F) Odd years - course outline

MICR*4430 Medical Viology (W) every year- course outline

TOX*4100 Toxicological Pathology (W) every year - course outline

 

Graduate Courses in Pathobiology

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PABI*6000 Bacterial Pathogenesis F [0.50]
An overview of key concepts in bacterial pathogenesis with emphasis on veterinary and zoonotic pathogens.
PABI*6030 Applied Clinical Pathology I F,W,S [0.50]
Introduction to laboratory procedures and interpretation of data arising from hematology, cytology, clinical chemistry, urinalysis and hemostatis analysis of clinical material (Intended for students training in clinical pathology.)
Restriction(s): Veterinarians licensed by CVO.
PABI*6040 Applied Clinical Pathology II U [0.50]
A continuation of PABI*6030 with greater depth in the interpretation of data and increased understanding of ancillary diagnostic methods applied in clinical case material. (Intended for students in training in clinical pathology).
Prerequisite(s): PABI*6030
Restriction(s): Veterinarians licensed by CVO.
PABI*6041 Applied Clinical Pathology III U [0.50]
A continuation of PABI*6040 with independent and comprehensive interpretation of diagnostic test results, and analysis of laboratory quality assurance quality control procedures. (Intended for students training in clinical pathology)
Prerequisite(s): PABI*6030 and PABI*6040
Restriction(s): Veterinarians licensed by CVO.
PABI*6050 Applied Avian Pathology I F [0.50]
Examination and interpretation of gross and microscopic lesions of domestic poultry.
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required. Veterinarians licensed by CVO. Students who are not DVM students and/or do not have a protective rabies titre need instructors permission.
PABI*6060 Applied Avian Pathology II W [0.50]
A continuation of PABI*6050, emphasizing seasonal differences in diseases as well as diseases more commonly associated with winter conditions.
Prerequisite(s): PABI*6050
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required. Veterinarians licensed by CVO. Students who are not DVM students and/or do not have a protective rabies titre need instructors permission.
PABI*6070 Applied Avian Pathology III S [0.50]
A continuation of PABI*6060, emphasizing seasonal differences in diseases as well as diseases more commonly associated with summer conditions.
Prerequisite(s): PABI*6050 and PABI*6060
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required. Veterinarians licensed by CVO. Students who are not DVM students and/or do not have a protective rabies titre need instructors permission.
PABI*6080 Diagnostic Pathology I S,F,W [0.50]
An introductory course of diagnostic pathology, including all body systems but emphasizing diseases affecting the whole body and respiratory, urinary and digestive (including liver and pancreas) systems. (Intended for students in training in anatomic pathology.)
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required. Veterinarians licensed by CVO, engaged in applied anatomic pathology training
PABI*6090 Diagnostic Pathology II S,F,W [0.50]
An intermediate course that builds on the skills acquired in PABI*6080 and further enhances diagnostic veterinary pathology skills to include diseases of the nervous, endocrine and musculoskeletal systems. (Intended for students training in anatomic pathology.)
Prerequisite(s): PABI*6080
Restriction(s): Veterinarians licensed by CVO, engaged in applied anatomic pathology training
PABI*6091 Diagnostic Pathology III S,F,W [0.50]
An advanced course that builds on the skills acquired in PABI*6090 and further enhances diagnostic veterinary pathology skills to include diseases of all organ systems. (Intended for students training in anatomic pathology.)
Prerequisite(s): PABI*6080and PABI*6090
Restriction(s): Veterinarians licensed by CVO, engaged in applied anatomic pathology training
PABI*6100 Immunobiology F [0.50]
Major areas of immunology, including initiation, regulation, receptors, genetics, immune system development and function.
PABI*6104 Mechanisms of Disease W [0.50]
Molecular, cellular and tissue processes involved in the pathogenesis of adaptive, degenerative, inflammatory, infectious, proliferative and neoplastic diseases.
PABI*6190 Topics in Immunology W [0.50]
Aspects of immune and non-specific host resistance, diagnostic immunology and immune-mediated disease.
PABI*6221 Comparative Veterinary Pathology I U [0.50]
Pathological changes associated with diseases of amphibia, reptiles, wild and captive non-domestic birds, and wild mammals including fur-bearers.
Offering(s): Offered in even-numbered years.
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required. Students who are not DVM students and/or do not have a protective rabies titre need instructors permission.
PABI*6222 Comparative Veterinary Pathology II U [0.50]
Pathological changes associated with diseases of poultry and pet birds, fish and various laboratory animals.
Offering(s): Offered in even-numbered years.
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.
PABI*6300 Clinical Pathology I U [0.50]
Principles and applications of veterinary hematology and cytology, with emphasis on the hematopoietic systems.
Restriction(s): Veterinarians licensed by CVO.
PABI*6320 Clinical Pathology II W [0.50]
In depth study of principles and applications of biochemical tests to evaluate the function of selected organ systems, including the renal, hepatic, pancreatic and endocrine systems.
Prerequisite(s): PABI*6300
Restriction(s): Veterinarians licensed by CVO.
PABI*6330 Viral Diseases F [0.50]
A study of important viral diseases of animals, with emphasis on etiology, host responses, diagnosis and control.
Offering(s): Offered in odd-numbered years.
PABI*6350 Molecular Epidemiology of Bacterial Diseases F [0.50]
This is a basic introduction to molecular epidemiology of bacterial diseases. It provides an understanding of molecular epidemiology methodologies and of their use for improving our understanding of infectious diseases epidemiology and control.
Prerequisite(s): STAT*2040 Statistics I
Restriction(s): Lab component: limited number of participants and WHIMIS certificate compulsory.
PABI*6440 Graduate Seminar in Pathobiology S,F,W [0.50]
Following discussions of approaches to scientific research and communication, students will develop and submit a thorough written critical review of the literature on an agreed upon topic, and a detailed research proposal in the same topic area. This material will also be presented in the form of a public seminar.
PABI*6500 Infectious Diseases and Public Health F [0.50]
Prevention and control of infectious diseases is an important aspect of public health. This course will involve detailed discussion of selected infectious diseases of public health concern, excluding zoonotic diseases. Relevant aspects of microbiology, epidemiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis and treatment will be covered, with additional emphasis on prevention and control.
Restriction(s): Restricted to students in Public Health programs.
PABI*6550 Epidemiology of Zoonoses W [0.50]
Characterization and distribution of diseases common to people and animals.
PABI*6560 Principles and Practice of Antimicrobial Therapy U [0.50]
This course will cover antimicrobial therapy in veterinary medicine, encompassing microbial, pharmacological and clinical aspects of prudent and effective antimicrobial use.
Offering(s): Offered in alternate years.
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required. DVM degree or equivalent required.
PABI*6630 Applied Comparative Pathology I S,F,W [0.50]
Introductory course in the diagnostic pathology of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish. Cases may be restricted by animal taxa or context (e.g., free-ranging Canadian wildlife, zoological collections, aquaculture). The three Applied Comparative Pathology courses build in expected level of accomplishment.
Restriction(s): Veterinarians licensed by CVO. Students who are not DVM students and/or do not have a protective rabies titre need instructors permission.
PABI*6640 Applied Comparative Pathology II S,F,W [0.50]
Intermediate course in the diagnostic pathology of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish. Cases may be restricted by animal taxa or context (e.g., free-ranging Canadian wildlife, zoological collections, aquaculture). The three Applied Comparative Pathology courses build in expected level of accomplishment.
Prerequisite(s): PABI*6630
Restriction(s): Veterinarians licensed by CVO. Students who are not DVM students and/or do not have a protective rabies titre need instructors permission.
PABI*6650 Applied Comparative Pathology III S,F,W [0.50]
Advanced course in the diagnostic pathology of mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, and fish. Cases may be restricted by animal taxa or context (e.g., free-ranging Canadian wildlife, zoological collections, aquaculture). The three Applied Comparative Pathology courses build in expected level of accomplishment.
Prerequisite(s): PABI*6630PABI*6640
Restriction(s): Veterinarians licensed by CVO. Students who are not DVM students and/or do not have a protective rabies titre need instructors permission.
PABI*6700 Laboratory Animal Science U [0.50]
Basic information on various aspects of laboratory animal science, including IACUC function, regulatory oversight, ethics, historical review of animal research, animal models and alternatives, experimental design and considerations, biology, management and uses of common species in research.
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.
PABI*6710 Applied Laboratory Animal Science I U [0.50]
This course will emphasize practical aspects of laboratory animal science including research protocol review, writing and reviewing standard operating procedures, animal monitoring, pathology procedures, and case management.
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.
PABI*6720 Applied Laboratory Animal Science II U [0.50]
Continuation of I with emphasis on biohazard and personnel safety, monitoring for disease, quality control and diagnostic procedures.
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.
PABI*6730 Applied Laboratory Animal Science III U [0.50]
Continuation of I and II, with emphasis on a comparison of programs and procedures in other facilities in Canada, nonhuman primate medicine, and surgical, clinical and necropsy procedures.
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.
PABI*6740 Avian Diseases U [0.50]
Detailed study of recent concepts of preventive medicine, diagnosis and therapeutics as applied to clinical recognition and control of avian diseases.
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.
PABI*6960 Special Topics in Pathobiology F,W,S [0.50]
In-depth independent study of subjects related to student's principal area of interest. Major paper(s), laboratory studies, and/or written and oral examination, with or without seminar preparation.
Restriction(s): Instructor consent required.

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Prospective students should consult the graduate coordinator, or graduate secretary for information of courses scheduled for any specific semester. These course schedules for each semester are published by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.