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Description of Individual Course Units

Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of CourseYearSemesterECTS
VPT704 Etiology 927001 1 2 6
Level of Course Unit
Third Cycle
Objectives of the Course
Aimed to teach the causes of diseases.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. M. Yavuz GÜLBAHAR, Prof. Dr. Tolga GÜVENÇ, Prof. Dr. Murat YARIM, Prof. Dr. Mahmut SÖZMEN, Doç. Dr. Yonca Betil KABAK, Doç. Dr. Banu YARDIMCI
Learning Outcomes
  1. Students will update their knowledge about the etiology of diseases.
  2. Students will learn about the disease-causing factors.
  3. Student can establish a relationship between changes and effects that can cause disease in organisms.
Mode of Delivery
Formal Education
Prerequisites and co-requisities
Recommended Optional Programme Components
Recommended or Required Reading
-Veteriner Genel PatolojiProf Dr. Hüdaverdi Erer, Prof.Dr. M.Münir Kıran, Prof Dr.Kemal Çiftçi-Robbins Temel PatolojiProf Dr. Uğur Çevikbaş.-Introduction to Veterinary PathologyNorman F. Cheville
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Language of Instruction
Work Placement(s)
Course Contents
Provides information about the physical, chemical, toxic, infectious factors that plays role in formation of diseases.
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week Theoretical Practice Laboratory
1.General information about the etiology, definitions.
2.Physical the reasons that cause diseases (trauma, electric current, heat radiation)
3.Chemicals that cause diseases (biological toxins, microbial toxins, plant toxins, drug toxicity)
4.Metals, pesticides and herbicides
5.Factors that affect disease susceptibility and resistance
7.1. midterm exam
8.Prokaryotic pathogens
9.Sepsis and septicemia
11.Parasites (helminths, arthropods)
13.Nutrition disorders
14.Vitamin deficienciesMineral substance deficiencies
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 Examination133
Final Examination133
Self Study14228
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13030
Individual Study for Final Examination13030