PTHB 512 Veterinary Immunology

(2 cr.) (Didactic) This course is designed to provide the student with an understanding of the basic principles and mechanisms underlying the immune system, with emphasis on the interaction between innate and acquired immunity in the response to infection and allergens, primary and secondary immune responses, immunodiagnostic tests, vaccines and interpretation of immunological data. In addition to didactic lectures students are provided with self-learning, problem solving case scenarios with follow-up discussions in class.