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Course Title[Course Code]:General virology[Viro 884]

Faculty: Veterinary Medicine
Department: Virology
Program: Virology Department Fish diseases and management Department
Compulsory / Elective:Compulsory
Postgraduate(Doctoral-Not Available)
Hours:
Lecture:( 4 ) Practical / Clinical:( - ) Tutorial:( - )

Course Description:
• Help the postgraduate students to under stand the fundamental characters of viruses. • Provide the postgraduate students with an over view on physical and chemical properties of viruses. • Study the biological properties of the viruses in relation to virus Haemagglutination, virus replication in the cell, pathogenesis of viral infection and interference phenomena. • Provide the postgraduate students with the required knowledge about host immune response to viral infection. • Provide the postgraduate students with strategies to protect against and combat viral infection through vaccination. • Studying the effect of some physical and chemical agents on viruses. • Experimental description and application of techniques used for preparation and isolation of suspected viral samples.