Lab Diagnosis of Parasitic Disease

Kato Katz Technique: Principle, Procedure, Results

Last updated on June 1st, 2021Kato Katz technique is used for qualitative and semi-quantitative diagnosis of intestinal helminthic infestations; caused by  Ascaris lumbricoides, Trichuris trichiura, hookworm, and especially  Schistosoma spp. WHO has recommended Kato Katz technique in […]


X and V factor test for Haemophilus

Last updated on June 13th, 2021X factor (hemin) and V factor (nicotinamide-adenine-dinucleotide, NAD) requirement tests are done for the identification and differentiation of Haemophilus spp. especially identification of Haemophilus influenzae, which causes deadly diseases like meningitis, […]