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

Pathogenesis of bacterial, viral and protozoan infections


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, pathology, infectious and parasitic diseases, through a holistic approach.

KON, K; RAI, M (Ed.). The Microbiology of Respiratory System Infections. Volume 1. Elsevier, 2016.
NASH,A.; DALZIEL, R.; FITZGERALD, J. Mims' Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease. 6.ed. Sandiego: Academic Press, 2016.
LIU, D. (Ed.). Molecular Detection of Human Viral Pathogens. CRC Press, 2017.
LIU, D. (Ed.). Molecular Detection of Human Bacterial Pathogens. CRC Press, 2011.
LIU, D. (Ed.). Molecular Detection of Animal Viral Pathogens. CRC Press, 2016.
JUBB, Kennedy. Palmer’s Pathology of Domestic Animals. 5.ed. New York, USA: Elsevier, 2007.
ZACHARY, J.F.; McGAVIN, M.D. Pathologic Basis of Veterinary Diseases. 5.ed. St. Louis, Missouri:Elsevier Mosby, 2012.
KUMAR, V.; ABBAS, A. K.; FAUSTO, N.; MITCHELL, R. N. Robbins&Cotran
Patologia básica. 9.ed. Rio de Janeiro: Elsevier, 2013.
TIZARD, I. Imunologia veterinária: uma introdução. 8.ed. Rio de Janeiro: Elsevier, 2009.
TRABULSI, L. R. et al. Microbiologia. 3.ed. São Paulo:Atheneu, 2002.
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 PLOS One
Emerging Microbes and Infections Veterinary Microbiology Parasitology
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