Office of Undergraduate Instruction

01:146:329 Human Parasitology Lab

This course is intended for Life Science majors or those with a strong background in the Biological Sciences.

This course may be used to fulfill the elective and laboratory requirements of the Biological Sciences major.

Offered

Fall, Spring, and Summer

Credits

1

Prerequisites

Prerequisite: 01:119:117 or 01:119:102   Pre- or Corequisite: Human Parasitology 01:146:328

Course Description

Human Parasitology Lab covers the biology, morphology, pathogenesis, and treatment of major human parasite diseases.

Topics include:

  • Adult Trematodes
  • Larval Trematodes
  • Adult Cestodes and Acanthocephala
  • Larval Cestodes
  • Intestinal Nematodes
  • Tissue Nematodes
  • Amoebae, Flagellates and Ciliates
  • Trypanosomes and Leishmania
  • Coccidia and Toxoplasma
  • Fleas and Lice
  • Malaria

 

Course Satisfies Departmental Learning Goals

 Upon completion of this course, students will be able to identify many of the organisms which cause much of the morbidity and mortality in underdeveloped countries.  Throughout the semester, students will be expected to organize information and understand the relevance of these disease organisms to human health and our society.  Consistent with those set by the Department of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, as well as the Division of Life Sciences at Rutgers University

Exams, Assignments, and Grading Policy

Two laboratory exams, based on slide identification.

Homework and quizzes.

Course Materials

Required Laboratory Manual

Course Closed?

If this course is closed, please use the following link to add your name to the wait list: Wait List Sign Up for Fall 2017 Courses. If you have any questions, please contact the Division of Life Science - Office of Undergraduate Instruction at 848-445-2075 or visit our office at Nelson Labs B112, Busch Campus.

Faculty

Dr. Anne Keating
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** All information is subject to change at the discretion of the course coordinator.

 

Contact Us

Nelson Biological Laboratories

Nelson Biological Laboratories
604 Allison Rd
Piscataway, NJ 08854


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