• Routine work for diagnosis of parasitic diseases
  1. Stool examination including
  • Direct smears and concentration techniques ( saline sedimentation and formal ether ) for diagnosis of parasitic diseases
  • Quantitative technique for determination of intensity of infection
  • Advanced methods for detection of very light infection
  • Permanent stained stool smears for identification of newly emerging protozoa
  1. Detection of occult blood in stool for diagnosis of a number of gastrointestinal diseases
  2. Blood film for diagnosis of blood parasites as Malaria , Trypansoma , Filaria
  3. Serological test for diagnosis of early infection and tissue parasite
  • Collaboration with other departments of MRI , Faculty of Medicine and HIPH in scientific research covering all aspects of parasitic diseases
  • The Parasitology Department has achieved many projects sponsored by WHO and Ministry of Health concerned with diagnosis , treatment and control of parasitic diseases endemic in Egypt mainlySchistosoma and Fasciola
  • Teaching syllabus of the degrees awarded by the department
  • Seminars and scientific meetings