Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9104035221998Fish Viruses and The Diagnosis of Viral Fish DiseasesElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
To understand how the fish are infecting by viral infection, the symptoms of viral diseases in fish, identification technics of fish viruses, prevention methods of viral diseases, and understand what precautions should be taken when viral infection occured in fish
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof. Dr. Haşmet ÇAĞIRGAN, Assoc. Prof. Dr. T.Tansel TANRIKUL, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Erol TOKŞEN
Learning Outcomes
1Learning structure and short classification of viruses
2Diagnostic methods of fish viruses and viral infections
3learning of the ways of transmission and prevention of viral fish diseases
4regulations applied in Turkey and in the world for fish diseases
Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
structures and classification of viruses, isolation technics of fish viruses, prevention and control measures for viral infection in a farm, what measures should be taken when the viral outbreak have observed and infection, observed viral infections of fish in Turkey, probable transmissible viral infections
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1What is the structure and classification of virus, differences of viruses from other infectious agents
2Terms and diagnostic methods for producing viruses and forms of cytopathological effects of viruses
3prevention measures to be taken when viral infection occurred
4infectious pancreatic necrosis disease
5Viral hemorrhagic septicemia disease
6Infectious hematopoietic necrosis disease
7Infectious salmon anemia disease
8Midterm examination
9Nodavirus infections
10İridoviral diseases and lymphocystis
11epizootic ulcerative syndrome
12Koi herpes virus disease
13Spring viremia of carp
14Fish pox disease
15Alpha virus infections of fish
16Final examination
Recommended or Required Reading
Wolf, K. (1988) Fish viruses and Viral fish diseases
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Activities are given in detail in the section of "Assessment Methods and Criteria" and "Workload Calculation"
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
SUM0
SUM0
Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination122
Final Examination122
Quiz122
Attending Lectures14228
Question-Answer5210
Self Study10220
Individual Study for Mid term Examination12020
Individual Study for Final Examination12020
Reading1410140
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)244
Contribution of Learning Outcomes to Programme Outcomes
PO
1
PO
2
PO
3
PO
4
PO
5
PO
6
PO
7
LO155 5 4 
LO255 5 4 
LO355 5 4 
LO455 5 4 
* Contribution Level : 1 Very low 2 Low 3 Medium 4 High 5 Very High
 
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