3 chamber worm egg counting
The WHITLOCK MCMASTER slide was the original 3-chambered worm egg
counting slide and was designed for parasite detection in
The WHITLOCK MCMASTER slide is used by
Testing and Research Laboratories
Teaching Colleges and Universities
Using a Whitlock McMaster slide the counting is performed with a microscopic
examination of a measured sample of faeces in a specific dilution. Calculations
are made following the count.
The WHITLOCK MCMASTER slides are used principally in New Zealand
and parts of NSW. Some veterinarians and lab technicians trained using
the Whitlock McMaster and therefore in some districts show a preference
for this slide.
What IS a worm egg count?
Each WHITLOCK MCMASTER slide features:
three chambers, each 0.3ml volume
Each 0.3ml divided into two areas of 0.15ml
three chambers to save time
the ability to count three samples on each slide
flotation egg count design
JA Whitlock & Co make a range of worm egg counting slides including
WHITLOCK UNIVERSAL -4 x 0.5ml chambers, WHITLOCK
- 2 x 0.6m chambers, STP, SFELO, Sliding Top,
The slides were designed, developed and are wholly made in Australia
and sold throughout Australia and overseas. Custom slides available.
PRICE and Ordering
Slides can be easily ordered by sending a written order and
cheque to the address below. Please include, along with your address, your
telephone contact number.
JA Whitlock & Co PO
Box 51, EASTWOOD NSW 2122, AUSTRALIA ABN
70 033 804 404
(02) 9638 1142
international 61 2 9638
Page last updated 23 December 2010
by John Whitlock
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