RVC/FAO guide to Veterinary Parasitology
Baermann technique: Procedure step 1

Take a funnel and fit a short piece of tubing to the stem.

Close the tubing with a clamp or spring clip.

Support the funnel on a single stand.

retort stand and funnel

If more than one sample requires processing at the same time use a plank in which holes have been made to support several funnels.

wooden stand with holes

wooden stand with funnels

Health and Safety

Faeces may contain hazardous pathogens (bacteria, viruses etc). Appropriate hygiene and safety procedures should be employed. Local health and safety regulations should be observed.