|Who can learn:||English veterinarianGerman veterinarian|
|Scheduled place:||2. year 2. semester|
|Description:||The students learn general and specific virology with a special focus on pathogens of veterinary importance. They learn the immune response of the host, its protection against infectious diseases and the most important diagnostic methods. At the practicals the main laboratory techniques and identification procedures are demonstrated as well as the characteristics and identification of the most important viruses. Teaching is organised in the form of lectures and small group laboratory practicals.
Language: English, Hungarian
Year 2nd, 3rd
Term (semester) 4th and 5th
Lectures 90 lectures (4th semester), 45 lectures (5th semester)
Practicals 30 (4th semester), 30 (5th semester)
Structure of the subject: 4th semester: bacteriology and virology lectures, bacteriology practicals
5th semester: immunology lectures, immunology and virology practicals
Credits 3 (4th semester), 6 (5th semester)
Examination practical note (4th semester), final examination (5th semester)
Teaching staff Bakonyi, T., Fodor, L., Hornyák, Á., Makrai, L. and Tuboly, T. (lectures), Bakonyi, T., Cságola, A., Forgách, P., Hornyák, Á., Jánosi, K., Makrai, L., Tapaszti, Zs. (practicals)
Rules of the practicals
• Having a white coat on is compulsory.
• Eating, drinking and smoking at the practicals is forbidden.
• Accidents at the practicals have to be reported to the teacher at the practicals.
• The practical note at the end of the 4th semester is based at the oral and written tests made during the semester. A better note can be received at a voluntary examination at the end of the semester.
The computer aided lectures are given in one of the lecture theatres of the campus. The practicals are held at the 16-head-practical room of the department, where individual microscopes, computerised summaries help the understanding. The basic laboratory examinations can be carried out by the students themselves and the complicated methods are demonstrated here as well. The demonstration material is prepared in the different laboratories of the department.
• Carter-Chengappa-Roberts: Essentials of Veterinary Microbiology. 5th Ed. Williams-Wilkins Baltimore 1995. ISBN 0-683-01473-0
• Hirsh, D.C., Zee, Y.C.: Veterinary Microbiology. Blackwell Oxford 1999
• Murphy, F. A. - Gibbs, E. P. J. - Horzinek, M. C. - Studdert, M. J.: Veterinary Virology. 3. kiadás San Diego - London: Academic Press, 1999
• Quinn, P.J. - Carter, M.E. - Markey, B. - Carter, G.R.: Clinical veterinary microbiology. London: Wolfe, 1994.
• Quinn, P.J., Markey, B.K., Carter, M.E., Donnelly, W.J.C., Leonard, F.C.: Veterinary Microbiology and Microbial Disease. Blackwell. Oxford 2002. ISBN 0-632-05525-1
• Tizard, J.: Veterinary immunology. Philadelphia: London: W.B. Saunders, 1992
|Evaluation:||Lectures serve as the basis of the subject, active participation at the lectures is precondition of a successful examination.
• Attending the practicals is compulsory, absence should be remedied. Remedy can happen on the same week by joining an other group or attending the extra practical on the last week of the semester.
• Students without knowing the theoretical subject of the practical are regarded absent.
• Students can sit to the examination after attending the lectures and all practicals.