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Education Courses Exotic mammal medicine

Exotic mammal medicine

Language
English
Nature
optional B
Method of evaluation
semi-final examination
Year in the curriculum
4
Semester in the curriculum
2
Credits
3
Lectures
25
Allow for
  • Vet EN

Course description

Prerequisite: Laboratory Animal Science and Bioethics

Responsible teacher: Dr. János Gál

In the frame of the course the students will be informed about the biology, captive care and medication of the most frequently kept exotic small mammal species. During the lessons the subject contains the infectious and non-infectious common diseases and symptoms, including the possibilities of the diagnostic and therapeutic methods of the daily praxis.  

Lectures theme

 

Topics

1

Anatomy and physiology of exotic small mammals

2

Biology and keeping of exotic rodents

3

Biology and keeping of ferrets

4

Diagnostic methods in the small mammals praxis I.

5

Diagnostic methods in the small mammals praxis II.

6

Common skin lesions

7

Diseases of digestive tract

8

Rodent dentistry

9

Diseases of respiratory tract

10

Common skeleton and muscle lesions

11

Diseases of urinary system

12

Disease of nervous system, endocrine glands and sensory organs

13

Anomaly of reproduction

Exam information

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