Lab Diagnosis of Parasitic Disease

Quantitative Buffy Coat (QBC) Test

Last updated on May 31st, 2021Two methods, thick and thin blood smear microscopy are regarded as the “gold standard” for the diagnosis of malaria. Quantitative Buffy Coat is another direct and rapid test for the […]

Difference Between

Taenia solium vs. Taenia saginata 

Last updated on June 11th, 2021Taeniasis is the parasitic infection of humans caused by adult tapeworm species; i.e. Taenia saginata (beef tapeworm), Taenia solium  (pork tapeworm), or Taenia asiatica (Asian tapeworm). T. solium and T. saginata have a worldwide distribution but […]

Fecal Transplant

Fecal Transplant: Principle, Procedure, Uses

Last updated on June 2nd, 2021Fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) also known as fecal bacteriotherapy or intestinal microbiota transplantation (IMT),  is a novel approach used to treat Clostridioides difficile infections (CDI). It involves infusing intestinal flora […]