Soil transmitted helminths

Transport vials filled with human feces for stool testing (parasites and cultures) by Bobjgalindo

Characteristics and detection of soil transmitted helminths (STHs) in stool samples. Helen Keller International, Freetown, Fourah Bay College, Freetown, & Njala University, Bo, Sierra Leone

Lecture and laboratory course (BSc level)

I concentrated on the following aspects:

  • Biology and characteristics of STHs
  • Collection and storage of stool samples for the identification of STHs eggs
  • Microspcopic detection of STHs in stool samples using the WHO Kato-Katz method
Feel free to click on the pdf button at the top of the page to obtain the linked WHO Kato-Katz bench aid
Nsa Dada, PhD
Nsa Dada, PhD
Founder and Lead
Mosquito Microbiome Consortium

Entomologist and microbial ecologist fascinated with microbial interactions that underpin insect evolutionary responses to changes in their habitats.