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Parasites - Faecal Lab Training (IDEXX) - Half Day

The College of Animal WelfareDate: Time: Venue: CAW HuntingdonCourse fee: £85Lecturer: Samantha Tanfield ->
66 spaces available. Book now This practical half day course is delivered in partnership with IDEXX. It will help you understand the techniques for sample collection & in-house analysis of faecal parasites in dogs & cats, reptiles, equines & livestock.

You will be provided with comprehensive course notes & study aids to support the practical skills learnt. 

Faecal Parasitology:

  • Understand how to collect and prepare faecal samples for in-house or reference lab examination
  • Carry out microbiology techniques;
  • Faecal flotation technique for worm egg identification incompanion animal, and reptile samples.
  • Modified McMasters technique for worm egg counts using acounting chamber in equine and livestock samples.
  • The preparation and use of a microscope
  • Examine fixed slides of some of the faecal parasites commonly found in faeces

Please come dressed appropriately for a practical course where you will be handling faeces.

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