14I3I07 - Diagnostic procedures in clinical parasitology

Course specification
Course titleDiagnostic procedures in clinical parasitology
AcronymVeterinary Medicine
Type of studyIntegrated academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Zoran Kulišić
  2. prof. dr Nevenka Aleksić
  3. prof. dr Tamara Ilić
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
  1. prof. dr Nevenka Aleksić
  2. prof. dr Zoran Kulišić
  3. prof. dr Tamara Ilić
  4. doc. dr Danica Bogunović
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    The goalAcquiring the necessary knowledge and skills that enable recognition of the disease, the application of appropriate sampling methods, isolation and identification of the parasites and / or developmental stages of the parasite, as well as diagnosis.
    The outcomeAfter the course, students should know the diagnostic procedure in clinical parasitology, to know the proper sequence of history, observation, sampling materials for laboratory examination, the application of appropriate methods in the diagnosis, and the diagnostics based on laboratory results and clinical signs.
    Contents of lecturesBasic characteristics of the diagnostic procedures in clinical parasitology applied in daily practice (15).
    Contents of exercisesSampling, packaging and shipping materials;preservation and fixation diagnostic samples of tissues and parasites; application of adequate methods for isolation and identification of the parasite;methods of isolation and identification of developmental forms of the parasite by using parasitological,serological and molecular methods;correct interpretation,analysis of results and final diagnosis.
    1. Dimitrijevic Sanda, Ilić Tamara, Clinical Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Belgrade, Author's edition and Interprint Ltd. Belgrade, Belgrade, 2011.
    2. Dimitrijevic Sanda, Diagnostic of parasitic diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Belgrade, 1999.
    3. Kulisic Z, Helmintologia. Veterinary Chamber of Serbia, Belgrade, 2001.
    4. Boch J, Supperer R, Veterinärmedizinische parasitologie - Auflage. Verlag Paul Parey, Berlin und Hamburg, 1993. (Original title)
    5. Sloss Margaret, Kemp Russell, Zajac Anne, Veterinary Clinical Parasitology. IOWA State University Press/AMES, Sixth edition, Iowa State University, 1994. (Original title)
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    Methods of teachingLectures with the interactive learning, lectures with the use of audio - visual methods (Power Point presentations, and films). Practical work in the laboratory and in the parasitological diagnostic laboratories of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine University of Belgrade.
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lectures10Test paper20
    Practical lessons20Oral examination40