RVC/FAO guide to Veterinary Parasitology
Baermann technique: Equipment


There is no standard equipment for this technique.

Each laboratory adapts its own procedure.

Commonly used equipment is illustrated and a list is shown below.

Equipment List

  • Funnel – size according to need
  • Funnel stand
  • Rubber or plastic tubing
  • Clamp or spring clip
  • Cheesecloth or dental napkin
  • Thin stick or metal rod
  • Strainer
  • Microscope
  • Test tube
  • Pasteur pipette
  • Small petri dishes
  • Scissors
  • Disposable paper towels
  • Spoon or spatula
  • Rubber band or length of string
  • Jug or flask
  • Microscope slides and coverslips
  • Iodine