PARA 605: Histopathology of Parasites


Gross and histopathology; humoral, chemical and toxic responses of organs and tissues to parasitic infections. Reactions of the skin and alimentary tract to bites and infestations of arthropods (e.g., biting flies, lice, mites, ticks), helminths, protozoa and their larvae. Reaction of the heart and lungs to helminths and their larvae. Tissue damage of the genitourinary system to parsitc infestations by protozoa and helminths. Effect of protozoa and helminths in the vascular.