Posterior Spircale of Stomoxys species

Stomoxys commonly known as stable fly resembles the house fly (Musca domestica).  Stable flies are obligate blood feeders and primarily attack cattle and horses for a blood meal (Entnemdept.ufl.edu, 2018) The Stomoxys larvae was collected from an infected wound and was processed. The steps involved are: The larvae was boiled in 10% NaOH for about 5…

Parasite Eggs

PURPOSE To identify the parasites that are present in feces of cows, dogs and horses. HYPOTHESIS If the parasites are in the feces samples, then we can see them. MATERIALS Three samples of feces: one of a cow, one of a dog and another of a horse. A Foldscope Two or three plastic slides A…

Foldscope, parasitología descriptiva y divulgación científica

Hace dos semanas, se llevó a cabo en la Facultad de Ciencias Químicas de la Universidad Autónoma de Chihuahua (Chihuahua, México), la XL edición de la tradicional “Semana de Química”. Dentro del marco de este evento de divulgación, profesores y estudiantes presentan visitas guiadas temáticas en el área de Química, Bacteriología, Virología, Parasitología, etc., a estudiantes…