Netherlands, Utrecht

Diagnostic Avian and Exotic Animals Pathology

when 4 July 2016 - 12 August 2016
language English
duration 6 weeks
fee EUR 1950

The protocols include the following disciplines: Gross pathology, parasitology, microbiology, cytology and histology. The diagnostic activities are performed by the students themselves under supervision of a trained veterinary pathologist. During this course the students are expected to make and present review/case-studies of selected cases from the diagnostic material. The students will daily be present in the necropsy room and based on what dead animals are presented they will perform the necropsies. One assigned necropsy case per week will be presented by the student as review/case-study on Thursday morning. On Thursday afternoon the students will attend the resident histology seminars. The last day of the course the student will pass an exam based on the necropsy that is available that day.

Course leader

Dr. Marja JL Kik, DVM, PhD, Dipl. Vet. Pat. RNVA, Dip ECZM (Herpetology) Department of pathobiology, Pathology Exotic animals and wildlife Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Utrecht University

Target group

Graduation as veterinarian, residents in veterinary pathology. In other cases (last year veterinary students) admission will be individually evaluated.

Course aim

To give veterinarians the opportunity to do pathology of birds, exotic animals and wildlife. To get acquainted to the veterinary pathology of above mentioned species of animals.

Fee info

EUR 1950: Course + course materials + housing
EUR 1000: Course + course materials

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