Animal Disease Research Centre of Veterinary University organized Workshop on “Foldscope as a Field Diagnostic Tool for animal Diseases”.

A workshop on “Foldscope as a Field Diagnostic Tool for animal Diseases” was organized by Animal Disease Research Centre, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana on 11.03.2019.  The workshop was organized for dissemination of knowledge of use Foldscope to field Veterinarians, Scientists and Research scholars of the university. A total of 26...

Strongyle larvae (Haemonchus contortus)

The picture is of Haemonchus spp. larvae as observed through Foldscope . (The kink in the tail is the important characteristic feature of this parasite.) Females of the specie may lay over 10,000 eggs a day which pass from the host animal in the faeces. After hatching from their eggs, Haemonchus spp larvae molt several...

Dog Tapeworm

Echinococcus granulosus also called the hydatid worm, hyper tape-worm or dog tapeworm, is a cyclophyllid cestode that dwells in the small intestine of canids as an adult and has important intermediate hosts such as livestock and humans where it causes cystic echinococcosis, also known as hydatid disease. The images show the  scolex with suckers and…

Culex mosquito

Culex is a genus of mosquitoes, several species of which serve as vectors of one or more important diseases of birds, humans and animals including arbovirus infections such as West Nile virus, Japanese encephalitis, filariasis and Avian malaria. The picture shows anterior portion of Culex having plummose antennae .