Pathogenesis of bacterial, viral and protozoan infections

Programa de Pós-Graduação Stricto Sensu em Patologia Ambiental e Experimental

Ementa: Study of the mechanisms of microorganism’s infection and infectious diseases, discussing the interaction between humans, animals and pathogens, by using the disciplines of immunology, microbiology, athology, infectious and parasitic diseases, through a holistic approach.


Jubb, Kennedy and Palmer’s Pathology of Domestic Animals. Quinta edição. Elsevier, New York, USA. 2007.

KON K, Rai M. The Microbiology of Respiratory System Infections. Elsevier. Volume 1. 2016.

KUMAR, V.; ABBAS, A. K.; FAUSTO, N.; MITCHELL, R. N. Robbins&Cotran Patologia básica. Nona edição. Elsevier, Rio de Janeiro. 2013.

LIU, D. Molecular Detection of Human Viral Pathogens. CRC Press; 1st Edition. 2011.

______. Molecular Detection of Human Bacterial Pathogens. CRC Press; 1st Edition. 2011.

______. Molecular Detection of Animal Viral Pathogens. Primeira Edição. 2016.

Mims' Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease, Sexta edição. Academic Press, Sandiego, CA. 2015.

ZACHARY JF, MCGAVIN MD. Pathologic Basis of Veterinary Diseases. Quinta edição. Elsevier Mosby, St. Louis, Missouri. 2012.

TIZARD, I. Imunologia veterinária: uma introdução. 8 ed. Elsevier, 2009.

TRABULSI, L. R. e Cols. Microbiologia. 2002. Ed. Atheneu. 3ª ed. São Paulo

Moreover, newly published papers will also be used to guide the problem solving techniques. Please see some journals examples below:

Journal of Clinical Microbiology
Infection, Genetics and Evolution
International Journal of Infectious Diseases
Zoonoses and Public Health
BMC Microbiology
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
Emerging Microbes and Infections
Veterinary Microbiology
Veterinary Parasitology
Journal of Virology
Journal of Comparative Pathology
The American Journal of Pathology
The Journal of Immunology
Clinical and Vaccine Immunology
Advances in Immunology
Nature Immunology
Nature Reviews Immunology