14D2I21 - Diseases of pigs

Course specification
Course titleDiseases of pigs
Type of studyPhD academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Jovan Bojkovski
  2. prof. dr Tamara Ilić
  3. prof. dr Sonja Radojičić
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ConditionCondition eroll semester
      The goalTo enable students to expand their theoretical and practical knowledge in selected thematic areas of the course Swine diseases. To equip students for a complex analysis of etiopathogenesis, clinical picture, diagnosis, therapy and prophylaxis of diseases of pigs.
      The outcomeUpon completion of the course students will understand following knowledge of the theoretical and practical parts: a thorough knowledge of etiopathogenesis, clinical picture, diagnosis, therapy and prophylaxis of swine diseases. Information related to biosecurity measures on pig farms and acquire skills, linking research with practical work-clinical solutions in industrial pig production.
      Contents of lecturesModern aspects in diagnosis and treatment of diseases of swine; Diseases of the digestive system, respiratory system, cardiovascular system, blood and hematopoietic organs, urinary system; locomotory system; the skin diseases; Metabolic disorders and diseases of the liver; Diseases of the central nervous system. Parasitic diseases of pigs in intensive farming.
      Contents of exercisesBiosecurity measures in pig farms.
      1. Stamatović S, Šamanc H, Bolesti svinja, VKS, Beograd, 2003 (Original title)
      2. Barbara Straw E et al, Diseases of swine, Michigen, State University,USA (Original title)
      3. Otto Radostits et al Veterinary Medicine,Text Book of disease of cattle, horses, sheep, pigs and goats, Saunders Elsevier (Original title)
      4. Reprodukcija svinja T.Petrujkić, J.Bojkovski, B.Petrujklić, monografija, Naučni instut za veterinarstvo Srbije, Bepograd,2011. (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
      Methods of teachingTeorethical education. Preparation of seminar papers, artical public presentation and disscusion. Practical work on pig farms and individual work.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
      Activites during lectures10Test paper70
      Practical lessons20Oral examination