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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VPZ618 Parasitic Vectors 927001 1 2 6
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Aim of lesson is to teach about the vectors, which they play an important role in the biology of some pathogen parasites, and distribution and transmission in the hosts and also prevention methods.
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 terms and vectors which they play an important role in the biology of some pathogen parasites.
  2. Should be able to discuss distrubition of vectors.
  3. Should be able to explain prevention methods for vector borne diseases.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
Becker N, Petric Di Zgomba M, Boase C, Dahl C, Madon M, Kaiser A. Mosquitoes and Their Control. 2nd ed. Springer, Berlin, 2010.
Eldridge BF, Edman JD. Medical Entomology. Kluwer, Dordrechts, 2004.
Furman DP, Catts EP. Manual of Medical Entomology. 4.ed., Cambridge University Press, 1986.
Gerald D. Schmidth, Lorry S. Roberts. Foundations of Parasitology. 7th Ed. Mc Graw Hill, NY, 2006.
Huffaker CB, Gutierrez AP. Ecological Entomology 2ed., NY, 1999
Mehlhorn H. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Parasitology. 3rd ed. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2007.
Mimioğlu M. Veteriner ve Tıbbi Artropodoloji. Ank.Üniv. Basımevi. Ankara. 1973
Özcel MA, Daldal N. Artropod Hastalıkları ve Vektörler. Türkiye Parazitoloji Dern. Yayın No 978-975-94646-0-8. İzmir 1997.
Resh VH, Carde RT. Encylopedia of Insects. Academic Press, California, 2003.
Rozendaal JA. Vector Control. WHO, 1997
Smyth JS. Introduction to Animal Parasitology 3rd ed. Cambridge Univ Press, Cambridge, 1994.
Taylor MA, Coop RL, Wall RL. Veterinary Parasitology. 3rd ed. Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, 2007.
Wall R, Shearer D. Veterinary Ectoparasites. 2nd ed. Blackwell Science, Oxford, 2001.
Zumpt F. Myiasis in Man and Animals in the Old World. Butterworths, London, 1965.
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Aim of this lesson is to teach about the vectors, which they play an important role in the biology of some pathogen agents such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, protozoa and nematodes, and distribution in terrestrial area and wetlands and transmission in the hosts and also prevention methods.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
2.General informations
3.Basic terms
4.Life cycles of vectors
5.Life sites of vectors
6.Medical importance of vectors
7.Veterinary importance of vectors
14.Diagnosis, Immunology
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