Jul 02, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
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ESC 4330 - Principles and Management of Wildlife Disesase


(3) Credit Hours

Fundamental causes of disease-induced morbidity and mortality among free-ranging wildlife populations. Emphasis on the etiology, pathobiology, clinical signs, lesions, epidemiology, diagnosis, zoonoses, population significance, and management significance of diseases produced by toxicologic, viral, microbial, parasitic, and fungal pathogens. The implications for management and conservation strategies will be debated. Additional concepts such as the species-barrier, animals as model’s infectious disease, the animal human interface, agricultural production, and disease surveillance will be also be covered.  Fall or spring semester. Lecture 3 hours. Prerequisites: BIOL 3060 and 3070 or department head approval. May be registered as BIOL 4330. Credit not allowed in both BIOL 4330 and ESC 4330.



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