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ANIM 312

This course covers broad topics related to animal disease, such as epidemiology, silent infection, hereditary diseases, zoonoses, and reportable diseases. Students also learn how information obtained from history examination and clinical testing is integrated int he diagnostic process. In distinguishing between the various origins of disease, students gain an understanding of disease and control and the importance of measures such as husbandry, genetic counselling, testing and vaccination to contain disease. There is a brief overview of the diseases seen most commonly in lab zoo populations and wildlife. A portion of this course is dedicated to wildlife rehabilitation.