2 chamber worm egg counting
The slide evolved from the Whitlock McMaster worm egg counting slides.
The WHITLOCK PARACYTOMETER slide is specifically designed for parasite
small animals cattle and other large ruminants
horses and other equines
The WHITLOCK PARACYTOMETER slide is used by
Testing and Research Laboratories
Teaching Colleges and Universities
Using a Whitlock Paracytometer 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 PARACYTOMETER slides are used principally in Western
Australia. Some veterinarians and lab technicians trained using the Whitlock
Paracytometer and therefore in some districts show a preference for this
What IS a worm egg count?
Each WHITLOCK PARACYTOMETER slide features:
two chambers, each 0.6ml volume
each 0.6ml divided into four areas of 0.15ml
two chambers to save time
the ability to count two samples on each slide
flotation egg count design
JA Whitlock & Co make a range of worm egg counting slides including
WHITLOCK McMASTER -3 x 0.3ml chambers., WHITLOCK UNIVERSAL -4 x 0.5ml 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.
Contacting us ....
JA Whitlock & Co PO
Box 51, EASTWOOD NSW 2122, AUSTRALIA ABN
70 033 804 404
(02) 9638 1142
international 61 2 9638 1142
Page last updated 23 December 2010
by John Whitlock
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