ICAR-CIARI received its first design patent in veterinary parasitology appliance and its second patent in the Institute
ICAR-CIARI received its first design patent in veterinary parasitology appliance and its second patent in the Institute

30th October 2023, Port Blair

ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair has developed the design patent for a veterinary parasitological appliance named ‘Parasite Egg Concentrator’.

ICAR-CIARI received its first design patent in veterinary parasitology appliance and its second patent in the Institute

The invention is unique as this egg concentrator reduces the use of plastic ware by 71.42 percent and the 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 applications.

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.

(Source: ICAR-Central Island Agricultural Research Institute, Port Blair)

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