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THEORY: Introduction to parasitology, Basic terminology, Concepts in parasitic ecology and evolution of parasites, Nomenclature and classification. Host parasite relationship. Host and organ specificity. Protozoan zoonoses; Kinetoplastida: Trypanosoma rhodesiense, T. gambiense, T. bruci, T. cruzi, Trypanosomiasis. Leshmania donovani, L. tropica, L. braziliensis, L. maxicana, Leshmaniasis. Flagellated Prortozoa: Chilomastix, Giardia, Trichomonas. Subphylum Sarcodina; Amoebiasis. Phylum Apicomplexa: Coccidia, Toxoplasma, Sarcocystis, Cryptospridium, Plasmodium falciparum, P. ovale, P. malariae, P. vivax. Phylum Ciliophora; Balantidium. Morphology, Biology, epidemiology, habitats, pathogenesis, important symptoms, mode of transmission laboratory methods of diagnosis and control of protozoa of medical and veterinary importance. BOOKS RECOMMENDED: 1. Robberts, L. Sand Janovy John Jr. 2009. Foundation of Parasitology. 8th edition. McGraw Hill, Boston. 2. Facust, E. C. and Russell, P. F. 2001. Craig and Faust’s clinical Parasitology. Lea and Febiger, 8th edition London. 3. Markell, E.K. Mo. Vogo. 1999. Medical Parasitology. W. B. Sundress Co: Philadelphia.83. 4. Chandrasoma, P. and Taylor, C.R.1997. Concise Pathology. Prentice Hali International Inc. New Jercy USA. 5. Peters, W and Gills, H.M. 1989. A color atlas of Tropical medicine and Parasitology. Wolfe Medical Publications Ltd., Netherlands. 6. Olsen, O. W. 1986. Animal Parasites: their life cycle and ecology. University Park Press Baltimore. 7. Robbins, S. L. Basic Pathology. W. B. Saunders Co: London, Toronto. 8. Soulsby: E. J. L. 1981. Textbook of veterinary clinical Parasitology Vol:1 Blackwell Scientific Publication, London. 9. Smyth, J. D. 1994. Introduction to Animal Parasitology, 3rd ed. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. 10. ICHHPUJANI, R.L. and Bhatia, R. 2002, Medical Parasitology. 3rd edition, Jaypee publishers, New Dehli, India. PRACTICALS 1. A study of parasitic Protozoa of medical veterinary importance with special reference to differential morphological features. 2. Preparation of permanent mounts of parasitic Protozoa. 3. Examination of human feces and from domesticated animals by using standard laboratory techniques. 4. Techniques and study of blood parasite study of different types of pathological tissues from prepared slides.

Course Learning Outcomes

• Impart advance knowledge on various important protozoan parasites • Give understanding about host parasite relationship and control measure


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Book Title : Foundation of Parasitology
Author : Robberts, L. Sand Janovy John Jr
Edition : 8th
Publisher : McGraw Hill, Boston

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