2023-2024 / VDOC0032-1

Methodology of etiological diagnosis of animal diseases


15h Th, 15h Pr

Number of credits

 Doctoral training in veterinary sciences3 crédits 


Dominique Cassart

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

All year long


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

This course aims to teach the learners the tools for the implementation of the etiological diagnosis by using animal samples.
The practical part is linked with the research topic.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

At the end of the course, the student is supposed to know the techniques avalaible to develop an etiological diagnosis and the essential prerequisites  for the implementation of these techniques.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

The theorical course in the second cycle regarding the animal diseases and their expression both ante and postmortem as well as their etiology and pathogenesis.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)


Recommended or required readings

The evaluation of the student will be determinated according to the practical part.
The results of this practical work will be the target of a written work and a short oral presentation to discuss these results.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course



Association of one or more MOOCs