VET 235 Veterinary Microbiology
Prerequisites: Eligibility for ENG 101, one semester of college work in both Biology and Chemistry, and Admission to the Veterinary Technology Program.
This course is an introduction to Veterinary Microbiology for the veterinary technician. Topics include microbial morphology, metabolism, genetics, growth and control, infection, immunity, veterinary commensals and pathogens. Veterinary relevant clinical applications are emphasized. Laboratory work emphasizes bacterial staining techniques, sample collection techniques, microscopic examination, culturing isolation and biochemical reactions.
Lecture: 3 hours per week. Laboratory: 3 hours per week.