Epidinium in rumen fluid

DBT Foldscope scheme- “Foldscope for dignosis of rumen acidosis and parasitic infection in cattle”

Epidinium is a rumen ciliate, present in large numbers in cattle fed with high starch diets.

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  1. Manu Prakash says:

    what a wonderful post Lakshmi. Can you share your protocol for making this slide.


    1. lakshmisundaram says:

      Sir, Thanks for your comments. Rumen fluid was collected from a healthy cow and 25 microlitre of rumen fluid was placed on a glass slide and mixed with equal quantity of lugol’s iodine, Cover slip was placed and visualized under foldscope.

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