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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VPZ609 General Protozoology 927001 1 1 6
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Aim of this course is to explain using basic terms in Protozoology. And also is given their detailed structure, locomotion, nutrition, reproduction, taxonomy and life cycle of the Protozoan species.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Anabilim Dalı Akademik Kurul kararı ile belirlenir
Learning Outcomes
  1. By the end of the lectures and practicals students should be able to explain basic definition and concepts about protozoology.
  2. Should be able to describe morphology and life cycle of protozoa.
  3. Should be able to explain taxonomy of protozoa.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Dumanlı N, Karaer Z. (Eds). Veteriner Protozooloji. 1.Baskı, Ankara. Medisan Yayın Serisi. No 70 2010Merdivenci A. Medikal Protozooloji. İstanbul. Temel Matb., 1981.Toparlak M, Vuruşaner C. Protozooloji Uygulama. İstanbul, İst.Üniv.Vet.Fak.Yayın. 2008Levine ND. Veterinary Protozoology. Iowa State Univ Press, Iowa, 1985Taylor MA, Coop RL, Wall RL. Veterinary Parasitology. 3rd ed. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2007.Mehhlorn H. (Ed). Parasitology in Focus. Facts and Trends. Springer,1988.Georgi JR. Georgi Parasitology for Veterinarians 3rd ed. WB Saunders, Philadelphia, 1980.Soulsby EJL. Helminths, Arthropods and Protozoa of Domesticated Animals. Sevent Ed. London, Bailliere Tindall,1986.Schmidth GD, Roberts LS.. Foundations of Parasitology. 7th Ed. Mc Graw Hill, NY, 2006.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Aim of this course is to explain using basic terms and concepts in Protozoology. And also is given their detailed structures, types of locomotion, physiology, nutrition, reproduction, taxonomy and life cycle of the protozoan species.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.Systematics and general characteristics of the parasitic protozoa
2.The organelles of protozoa
3.Nutrition of protozoa
4.Excretion and secretion mechanisms of protozoa
5.Reproduction of protozoa
6.Life cycles of protozoa and their vectors
7.Encystation in parasitic protozoa / Midterm
8.Adaptations of protozoa to the parasitic life
9.Effects of parasitic protozoa on hosts
10. Intracellular and intercelluler parasitic protozoa
11. General charasteristics of Ciliophora and Myxozoa
12.General charasteristics of Sarcodina, Apicomplexa and Microspora
13.General charasteristics of Ciliophora and Myxozoa
14.Immunity of protozoan infections
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Midterm Examination1100
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight (%)
Final Examination1100
Term (or Year) Learning Activities40
End Of Term (or Year) Learning Activities60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesQuantityTime(hours)Total Workload(hours)
Midterm Examination155
Final Examination155
Attending Lectures14228
Brain Storming14342
Self Study14342