14I3O05 - General pathology

Course specification
Course titleGeneral pathology
AcronymVeterinary Medicine
Type of studyIntegrated academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Sanja Aleksić-Kovačević
  2. prof. dr Darko Marinković
  3. prof. dr Vladimir Kukolj
  4. doc. dr Ivana Vučićević
  5. doc. dr Slađan Nešić
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
  1. doc. dr Ivana Vučićević
  2. doc. dr Slađan Nešić
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
    ConditionHistology and embryology; Physiology
    The goalObtaining knowledge and skills regarding the occurrence and mechanism of diseases which are necessary for the understanding of the pathogenesis and clinical manifestations of the diseases.
    The outcomeStudent needs to know general and molecular mechanisms of pathological processes and diseases.
    Contents of lecturesEtiological factors, Metabolic disorders of:water, protein, carbohydrate, fat, pigment,mineral and uric acid, Pathological keratinization, Necrosis, Apoptosis, Circulatory disorders,Acute and chronic inflammation, Granulomatous inflammation, Adaptive responses, Bone,cartilage and nerve tissue regeneration and reparation, Organization, Wound healing, Tumor pathology, Teratology
    Contents of exercisesNecropsy: introduction to necropsy and postmortal changes, Practical demonstration of necropsy, Necropsy report, Necropsy of different animal species; Histopathology: sampling and sample processing, Degeneration, Necrosis and apoptosis, Circulatory disorders, Acute forms of inflammation - slide seminar, Chronic granulomatous inflammation, Tumor pathology
    1. Knezevic M., Jovanovic M., General Pathology, Beograd 1999, Makarije
    2. Knezevic M., Jovanovic M., Practicum for histopathological exercises, Beograd, 1994, Vojna stamparija
    3. Marinković D., Nešić V., Necropsy technique of animals with the basis of thanatology, University of Belgrade, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Belgrade, 2013
    Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
    LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
    Methods of teachingInteractive learning included in theoretical teaching, applying audio-visual methods (Power point presentations, films), Practical teaching – necropsy and macroscopic examination of the animal carcasses, microscopy, identification and description of histopathological changes related to dystrophy, necrosis, circulatory disorders, inflammation and tumors.
    Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
    Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
    Activites during lectures5Test paper20
    Practical lessons10Oral examination50