Ostrachodinium in rumen fluid

DBT Foldscope scheme –” Foldscope for dignosis of rumen acidosis and parasitic infection in cattle”.

Rumen Protozoa under the genus Ostrachodinium was identified using Foldscope. Ostrachodinium is having one large skeletal plate of board shaped and three contractile vacuoles between macronucleus and left body wall. Body ends with large lobe. It is found in the rumen of cattle. Body measure ranges from 60-130 x 40-70 μm .

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  1. laksiyer says:

    This is really nice. How do you recognize the Macronucleus?

    1. lakshmisundaram says:

      Thanks for your comments

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