Foldscope project twinning programme with North Eastern Institute

DBT foldscope project on ” Foldscope for diagnosis of rumen acidosis and parasitic infections in cattle” functioning at the Dept of Animal Biotechnology, Faculty of Basic Sciences, Madras Veterinary College, Chennai-7 has been twinned with Department of Biotechnology, Donbosco College, Maram, Manipur. In this connection one day guest lecture program has been arranged at Donbosco…

Rumen protozoa stained with Lugol’s Iodine

DBT Foldscope scheme – “Foldscope for diagnosis of Rumen acidosis and Parasitic infections in cattle.” Rumen fluid was collected from an healthy cow and stained with Lugol’s iodine, a dye mainly used to stain and visualize the skeletal plates in protozoa.