MLPR 001 – Parasitology

  • Dr.Nancy Abd El-Kader Hagras

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This course enables students to: 1. Understand the basics of Parasitology including basic definitions and classification of parasites. 2. Describe the life cycles of some parasites, including the infective and the diagnostic stages. 3. Describe the common arthropods of medical interest and explain their medical importance. 4. Understands the medical instruments or equipment used in the diagnosis of parasites.

Course objectives :

Topics include a general characteristics and brief description of the life cycles of parasitic helminthes “nematodes, trematodes, cestodes and protozoa”. Arthropods as agents and vectors of diseases. Instruments commonly used in investigation of parasitic diseases.

Course description :

5% Assignment. 5% Interactive learning. 15% Mid-term. 75% Final Exam.

Course assessment :

Larry Roberts and Jr.,John Janovy. Foundations of Parasitology. 2009 •

Recommended text books :

Ballitin of WHO J.Trop

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