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Fecal flotation for detecting parasite burdens in faeces. - Pet-Informed

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Dog and cat worm species that may be diagnosed on faecal egg flotation: .... Parasites whose eggs are too heavy to float (e.g. trematode eggs) or who exist solely .... diagnosis will not be achieved using fecal flotation techniques because the ...

Diagnosis - Research at Penn Vet

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Comparison of Common Fecal Examination Techniques ... Useful for examining feces of small birds and reptiles (where trematode eggs are ... will not float trematode ova and some tapeworm (pseudophyllidian) ova. Distorts Giardia cysts . Time consuming if centrifugation not performed. Unsuitable for fatty stool samples.

Fecal Exam Procedures | CAPC Vet

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Fecal examination procedures likely to be accepted and implemented in most ... Accuracy of centrifugal flotation techniques depends on procedural details and ... Certain nematode, trematode, and tapeworm eggs will not float in less dense ...

Diagnosis of gastrointestinal parasites in reptiles: comparison of two ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4198911/

Aug 12, 2014 ... Analyzed reptile faecal samples contained a broad spectrum of parasites (total ... Flotation techniques allow the removal of debris and a .... Sarcocystis spp. sporocysts and a digenean trematode egg (middle) .... [27] found ether to shrink protozoan cysts, so that they were not suitable for proper diagnosis.

Trematodes | CAPC Vet

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Intestinal Parasites, Parasites of Other Systems - Trematodes ... Dogs and cats infected with adult P. kellicotti shed eggs in their feces. .... of nematodes or protozoa; unless high-density sucrose flotation is used, diagnosis of infection by fecal ...

FLOTAC: new multivalent techniques for qualitative and quantitative ...

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Feb 25, 2010 ... Diagnostic approaches based on fecal egg count (FEC) enable ... However, the salt–sugar flotation technique has thus far only been ... diagnosis of major nematodes and trematodes parasitizing humans, ..... Add 454 g of sucrose to 355 ml of tap water (corn syrup and dextrose are not suitable substitutes).

Towards improved diagnosis of neglected zoonotic trematodes ...

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Jul 22, 2013 ... The sensitivity of the faecal based techniques suited morbidity control but .... Trematode eggs often encountered in endemic community of opisthorchiasis. .... The FLOTAC technique, a modified McMaster flotation method, has also .... in use are not suitable for making decisions on treatment in individuals.

Evaluation of Kato's thick smear technic with a cellophane cover for ...

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Fecal samples from 175 persons previously proved to be infected with ... The next highest was shown by the flotation technique attaining to a detection rate of 64.7 %. ... The thick smear technique possesses a much higher sensitivity for eggs than ... from stools but does not yield good differentiation of minute trematode eggs.

Quality Manual - Department of Agriculture and Food

www.agric.wa.gov.au/sites/gateway/files/DAFWA approved fluke egg sedimentation test (FEST).pdf

16. Page 1 of 10. DETECTION OF TREMATODE EGGS AND EIMERIA LEUCKARTI ... because the oocysts do not rise to the surface on the usual flotation media and infection is often ... in the faeces using the sedimentation technique. Eggs are ... The test procedure is not suitable for the detection of eggs from the small liver.

Download - International Journal of Medical Research and ...

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Finding Ascaris lumbricoides (Gastrointestinal nematode) eggs in faeces rarely ... infections except in Schistosoma species (Gastrointestinal trematode) because only a .... floatation techniques are commonly used to concentrate faecal parasites in ..... technique is less sensitive, is unsuitable for fluid and hard specimens, can ....