Last Updated:31st October, 2023  

ICAR-CIARI, Port Blair received first ever design patent in veterinary parasitology appliance and its second patent in Institute

The Animal Science Division of ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair has developed the design patent in veterinary parasitological appliance named Parasite Egg Concentrator.The invention is unique as this egg concentrator reduces the use of plastic ware by 71.42 percent and chance of exposure of laboratory personnel. It is also useful for Sheather’s sucrose flotation, saturated salt solution, zinc sulphate floatation and formol ether concentration technique and showed 100% sensitivity and specificity. This appliance is useful for field level application.

A team consists of Dr. Debasis Bhattacharya, Dr Zachariah George, Dr. Arun Kumar De, Dr. Perumal P., Dr. T. Sujatha, Dr. Jai Sunder and Dr. E. B. Chakurkar.

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