C-VP.1 Basic Tissue Pathology, Necropsy and Biopsy

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About the course


At the end of the module, candidates should be able to:

  • Understand the basic principles of general tissue pathology
  • Organise and safely conduct a thorough necropsy in the context of the clinical environment
  • Organise and collect appropriate samples from biopsies, cytology and necropsy examination for subsequent pathological evaluation
  • Review and integrate results from clinical, clinical chemistry and histopathology
  • Be capable of critically appraising pathology reports and utilising current literature to put the findings in context
  • Review the outcomes of their cases in order to improve their performance



Henny Martineau, BVMS MVM PhD MRCVS 
Lecturer in Viral Pathogenesis 

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