Here we would like to present to you the main parasitological techniques used to analyse blood, stool and urine samples in brief. For more details we suggest that you consult text books or procedures given by the WHO.

In addition, you learn more about alternative methods which are gaining more and more weight these days. Besides antigen and antibody detection molecular diagnostic tests offer new possibilities with a detection power beyond imagination.
Under diseases A to Z in this chapter you find an assessment of alternative methods summarized for each disease.


  • General Principles
  • Blood examinations
  • Faecal examinations
  • Urine examinations
  • Molecular-Methods
  • AK-Ag-Test