Information Package / Course Catalogue
Poultry Immunology
Course Code: MİK545
Course Type: Area Elective
Couse Group: Second Cycle (Master's Degree)
Education Language: Turkish
Work Placement: N/A
Theory: 1
Prt.: 0
Credit: 1
Lab: 0
ECTS: 1
Objectives of the Course

The objective of this course is to give information about poultry immunology.

Course Content

The roots of immune system cell population, development of poultry immune system cell populations and immunological functions in poultry; the structures of primary and secondary lymphoid organs, their localization and functions; tissue interaction systems; humoral and cellular immune response; immunological mechanisms against bacterial, viral, fungal, parasitic and tumoral diseases in poultry.

Name of Lecturer(s)
Learning Outcomes
1.1. To be able to describe poultry immunology
2.2. To be able to name primary and secondary lymphoid organs found in poultry.
3.4. To be able to name immunity mechanisms that poultry use to react to bacterial, viral, fungal, parasitary and tumoral diseases
4.5. To be able to use the necessary information.
5.To know bacterial diseases in poultry.
Recommended or Required Reading
1.Handbook of Vertebrate Immunology
2.Veterinary Immunology
3.İmmunoloji
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
Week 1 - Theoretical
The roots of immune system cell population
Week 2 - Theoretical
Development of poultry immune system cell populations
Week 3 - Theoretical
Structures of poultry immune system cell populations
Week 4 - Theoretical
Functions of poultry immune system cell populations
Week 5 - Theoretical
Structures of primary and secondary lymphoid organs, their localization and functions;
Week 6 - Theoretical
Localisation of primary and secondary lymphoid organs found in poultry
Week 7 - Theoretical
Functions of primary and secondary lymphoid organs found in poultry
Week 8 - Intermediate Exam
Midterm Examination
Week 9 - Theoretical
Histocompatibility systems of poultry
Week 10 - Theoretical
Humoral and cellular immune response of poultry
Week 11 - Theoretical
Immunity mechanisms that poultry use to react to bacterial diseases
Week 12 - Theoretical
Immunity mechanisms that poultry use to react to viral diseases
Week 13 - Theoretical
Immunity mechanisms that poultry use to react to fungal diseases
Week 14 - Theoretical
Immunity mechanisms that poultry use to react to parasitary and tumoral diseases.
Week 15 - Theoretical
Discussion
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Type of AssessmentCountPercent
Midterm Examination1%40
Final Examination1%60
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesCountPreparationTimeTotal Work Load (hours)
Lecture - Theory140228
Midterm Examination1011
Final Examination1112
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)31
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PÇ-1
PÇ-2
PÇ-3
PÇ-4
PÇ-5
OÇ-1
5
5
4
5
3
OÇ-2
5
4
5
4
5
OÇ-3
4
4
5
4
5
OÇ-4
5
4
4
5
4
OÇ-5
5
4
4
5
3
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