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This course will examine in detail, the morphology, types and diseases caused by various parasites, along with the diagnostic methods and treatment options.

Course Code 1_349
Category Postgraduate
Duration 12 hours 20 mins
Language English

Sample Lecture


About the Course

There are over thousand types of parasites, 30% of which live in the human digestive tract while the other 70% live in other parts of body like blood, brain, eyes, sinus cavities etc.
In this course, on parasitology those parasites of clinical importance are discussed in detail. The life cycle of these parasites, human-parasite relationships, clinical manifestations, treatment options and prevention are explained thoroughly.

Target Audience

Medical students – Allopathy, Dental.

Alternative Medicine students – Homeopathy, Ayurveda.

Para/Allied medical students – Nursing, Physiotherapy, BSc Microbiology.

Post graduate students –  General medicine, Family medicine, MD/MSc/PhD Microbiology.

Course Delivery Format

This course is delivered entirely online. It consists of a series of comprehensive lectures by a professor in the subject, appropriately annotated with slides, animations and wherever necessary, interactive content. The delivery offers tremendous flexibility. You may pause a teacher while you refer to your textbooks (not includes) and to take notes. You may also rewind a segment to listen to the teacher again or you may skip a slide or two if you already know that bit. You may bookmark a segment that you wish to return to later, maybe to refresh just before your exams. While the lessons in this course may be arranged in a particular order based on our curriculum, you have the flexibility to take them in order of your preference based on your personalized learning needs.


While this course is to help you learn the subject from an online faculty, it may help you in several ways even if you are already enrolled in some medical, dental or paramedical school. Many of our students felt that the format in which this course is delivered has helped them to cope up against the fast paced lectures in actual class – it’s like having a TV remote in class to self-pace your teacher. Animations help understand concepts better by making concepts easy to understand… and difficult to forget.

S.No Topics Duration
1 Entamoeba Histolytica 0:44:08
2 Giardia and Trichomonas 0:55:01
3 Toxoplasma Gondii 0:36:25
4 Leishmania 0:41:27
5 Malaria 1:30:24
6 Balantidium Coli 0:18:45
7 Cestodes 0:41:41
8 Taenia and Cysticercus 0:40:15
9 Echinococcus Granulosus 0:40:53
10 Trematodes 0:45:54
11 Liver Flukes 0:34:01
12 Nematodes 1:16:49
13 Intestinal Nematodes 1:20:19
14 Ascaris Lumbricoides 0:33:13
15 Dracunculus medinensis 0:11:29
16 Filarial Nematodes 0:50:10

Dr. Subha Parameshwaran
Professor and HOD
K. J. Somaiya Medical College

Dr. A. S. Damle
Govt. Medical College

Dr. D. S. Murthy
Asst. Prof. of Microbiology
Osmania Medical College

Dr. Jyoti Bajaj
Assistant Professor
Government Medical College

Dr. Madhavi Sarabu
Asst. Professor
Bhaskar Medical College

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Abishek Thiruvengadam

SRMC College Batch 2008-2009.

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