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Pre-Clinical Department - Islamic Fiqh

Parasitology
Medical Parasitology course for undergraduate medical students offers the basic knowledge of parasites’ morphology, life cycles with emphasize on infective stage to man, modes of infection of the parasites and their diagnostic stages.

Host parasite relationship and pathogenesis of parasitic disease with correlations to clinical presentation and understanding of immune reactions is one of the main objectives of this course that help the students understand the clinical context that she will face in clinical practice with the principles of diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of parasitic diseases that affect man.

OBJECTIVES:

By the end of the course, students will be able to classify and describe parasites of medical importance with differentiation of their modes of transmission and life cycle, correlate pathogenesis of parasitic diseases affect different organs to their clinical manifestation based on host- parasite interaction and describe the appropriate methods of their diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control.

TOPICS OF SUBJECT

Ø  Introduction to Medical Parasitology (General classifications and characters of Protozoa, Helminthes and Arthropods of medical importance.

Ø  Parasites’ genome and applications of Molecular techniques in Parasitology.

Ø  Parasitic infections affect the gastrointestinal tract and Hepatobiliary system.

Ø  Parasitic infections affect the cardiovascular system and parasites inhabit blood and lymphatics.

Ø  Parasitic infections affect the respiratory system.

Ø  Parasitic infections affect the renal system.

Ø  Parasitic infections affect the skin.

Ø  Bionomics and medical importance of arthropods.

Ø  Diagnostic techniques applied in parasitology.

Ø  Immune response to parasitic infections.

 

 

Professor: Nehad Mahmoud Sayed Ali

Professor of Medical Parasitology

MBBCH, MSc, MD, DHPE


 

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 Nehad Mahmoud Sayed Ali

Professor of Medical Parasitology

MBBCH, MSc, MD, DHPE 





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