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Medical Parasitology is the branch of medical sciences about (parasites) which live temporarily or permanently, on or within the human body (host). It is about the parasitic disease in human and also zoonotic disease as well.

At the end of the theory and practical courses, students are expected to:

1. Express the generalities and common definitions in parasitology.

2. State the shape and scientific names of parasites microscopically and macroscopically with an emphasis on common parasites of the country.

3. Provide a summary of cycle of life, infection source and reservoirs and fully explain about common parasites of the country.

4. Explain the transmission method for parasitic diseases.

5. Express the geographical distribution of common parasitic diseases in the country.

6. Name the main clinical symptoms of the mentioned diseases.

7. Name the treatment methods and selected medications for current diseases in the country.

8. Explain about preventive methods for the mentioned diseases.

9. Be able to search the internet and gather information from scientific books according to the time and location of referrals to eliminate their own problems in detecting and treating parasitic diseases.


In this course, Medical Parasitology is  discussed as follow:

1- Protozoa and protozoal diseases

 2-Parasitic helminths (worms)and helminthic diseases

 3-Arthropods and arthropod borne  diseases

A) Theory course: three credits, presented in the form of three sections.

The first section: Protozoology, containing 11 sessions, as follows:

Generalities, protozoa, including sarcodina, ciliates, flagellates and apicomplexan

The second section: Helminthology, including:

Generalities, trematodes, cestodes, and intestinal, blood, and tissue nematodes (in total: nine sessions).

The third session: arthropods, including:

Generalities, insects (anoplura, hemiptera, dictyoptera, siphonaptera, diptera) and arachnids (ticks and mites) (in total: five sessions)

B: Practical course held for all parasite which mentioned above


Basic Information:
Program Type: Degree Based
Level Of study: Master's
School / Faculty: Medicine
Department: Parasitology and Mycology Department
Major (Name Of Program): Medical Parasitology
This program contact information:
Telephone: +98-51-38002402
Fax: +98-51-38002401
Mobile: +98-5138022235
Email Address:
Address: Department of Parasitology and Mycology ,Medical Faculty ,Mashhad University of Medical Sciences
Contact Person Name: Dr.Fariba Berenji
Program Detail:
Length of Training:

2 Years

Language Requirement:

English /Persian

Admission Requirement:

Bachelor of Medical laboratory sciences

Bachelor of veterinary  laboratory sciences


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