14D2I57 - Zoonoses and ecology

Course specification
Course titleZoonoses and ecology
Type of studyPhD academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Sonja Radojičić
  2. prof. dr Sonja Obrenović
  3. prof. dr Dragan Bacić
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      Conditionenrolled in the appropriate semester
      The goalTo acquire knowledge on various zoonosis, etiology, distribution, ecology factors that influence occurrence, maintaining as well as spreading, contagious index, risk analysis, methods for the control and eradication.
      The outcomeAfter completion of the course, student should know how to define basic epizootical and epidemiological determinants, to understand importance of the following certain parameters that are important for the spread, control and eradication of the enzootics and epidemics. To understand interrelationship between ecology elements and zoonosis, to formulate epizootic models and health schemas, to analyze risk ant to understand potentials of the bioterrorism and protection from it.
      Contents of lecturesAntropozoonoses, zooantroponozes, amfiksenoses, orthozoonoses, metazoonoses, ciclozoonoses and saprozoonoses, occurance, distribution and control measures, basic principles, protection. Bioclimatology, vectors, ecosystems, factors that influence species susceptibility, biodiversity, ecology pathology, pathogenicity changes in bioterrorism. Exotic diseases. Zoonosis caused by mycoplasmas, spirochetes, chlamydia and rickettsia. Anthrax, rhabdoviruses, arboviruses, haemorrhagic fevers (Crimean-Congo, Denga, Marburg, Ebola, Hantanvirus, Omsk fever etc). Ortho and paramyxovirus (influenza, Nipah, Hendra). Poxvirus
      Contents of exercises
      1. Colville .J, Berryhill D.: Handbook of Zoonoses: Identification and Prevention, St. Louis, Mo, London, Mosby Elsevier, 2007 (Original title)
      2. Radojičić S., i sar.: Infektivne bolesti životinja-specijalni deo, autorsko izdanje, Beograd, 2011 (Original title)
      3. Beran WG.: Handbook of Zoonoses, Second Edition: Viral Zoonoses CRC Press, 1994. (Original title)
      4. Steele JH: CRC handbook Series in Zoonoses, Section A: bacterial, Rickettsial and mycotic Diseases, Volume I, 1979. (Original title)
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
      Methods of teachingTheoretical lecturers
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
      Activites during lectures10Test paper30
      Practical lessonsOral examination35