Anatomy of the Respiratory
Tract (both upper and lower, macroscopic and microscopic, definitions
of clinical disease e.g. croup, pneumonia); Rhinovirus and Coronavirus
infections; Respiratory Syncytial Virus infections (pathology
in neonates, infants and adults); Adenovirus infections of the
Respiratory Tract; Parainfluenza virus infections; Coxsackie A21
(coe) Virus and other Enterovirus infections of the respiratory
tract; atypical and viral pneumonias (chlamydia, mycoplasmas and
Influenza A virus, structure and function, symptoms and pathology,
epidemiology, mutations and zoonosis, diagnosis and culture, vaccines
and antivirals; Influenza B virus; Influenza C virus; veterinary
implications; future prospects. SARS virus.
Anatomy of the respiratory tract (including definitions of pathologies);
avian infections of the respiratory tract; equine infections of
the Respiratory Tract; respiratory disease in swine and cattle;
case studies in domestic animals and wild animals.