Kit for Kato Katz method Sterlitech (500 test)
|Model:||450-AT Bacteriology/microbiology testing|
|Product type:||Biological material preparation|
|Membrane filter material:||Polyethylphthalate (PET)|
DescriptionEach kit contains enough material to conduct 500 tests per box according to WHO standards
- People infected with STH or intestinal Schistosomiasis pass the eggs of the worms through their feces. By examining a stool sample under a microscope it is possible to count the number and the type of eggs that are present. (WHO, 2008)
- Easy to use field-based test kit for the Kato-Katz Technique in a lightweight and portable box
- Each kit includes materials to conduct 500 sample tests according to the current WHO standard of fecal sample sizes of 41.7mg per test.
- Each Kit includes 500 pieces each of: Applicator sticks, Nylon screens 100 mesh, Templates (calibrated to 41.7mg), Hydrophilic cellophane strips
- Additional items needed but not included are microscope slides, flat-bottomed sample jar, forceps, absorbent tissue paper, newspaper or similar for sample prep surface, and Glycerol-Malachite Green or Methylene Blue solution
- Link: https://www.sterlitech.com/kato-katz-kits.html
- Link: https://www.who.int and searh Kato Katz
- Instructions for Use:
- Soak cellophane strips in 50% Glycerol-Malachite Green or Methylene Blue solution for at least 24 hours before use.
- Transfer a small amount of feces onto a piece of scrap paper.
- Press nylon screen on top of fecal sample.
- Using flat-sided applicator stick, scrape across the upper surface of the screen to sieve the fecal sample.
- Place a template on a clean microscope slide.
- Transfer a small amount of sieved fecal material into the hold of the template and carefully fill the hole. Level with the applicator stick.
- Remove the template carefully so that all the fecal material is left on the slide and none is left sticking to the template.
- Cover the fecal sample on the slide with a glycerol-soaked cellophane strip.
- If an excess of glycerol is present on the upper surface of the cellophane, wipe off the excess with a small piece of absorbent tissue.
- Invert the microscope slide and press the fecal sample against the cellophane on a smooth surface to spread the sample evenly.
- Do not lift the slide straight up. The cellophane may separate. Gently slide the microscope slide sideways holding the cellophane.
- Preparation of the slide is now complete. The slide can be read after 24 hour incubation at room temperature. (WHO, 1991)
- Storage : Room Temperature
- World Health Organization. "Dose Poles and Field Tools." Action against Worms 11 (Feb. 2008): 3. World Health Organization. Basic Laboratory Methods in Parasitology. (1991): 25-28.
Safety and ShippingApprox. shipping dimensions: (W) 25cm x (H) 20cm x (D) 25cm
Approx. shipping weight: 2.00 Kg
UN no: Not Restricted
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