8. Protozoology
The laboratory carries out a research and diagnosis on the devastating diseases like trypanosomosis and its vector Glossina (tsetse fly) and carries out surveillance on East cost fever which is an emerging threat for the country.

8.1. Lab Personnel

Qualification


No


Experience


Responsibilities


DVM, MSc


1


More than 20 years


Laboratory  head


Diploma in AH


1


More than 20 years


Test analysis and
interpretation

8.2. Types of tests

  •     Serological tests for Trypanosomosis, ECF and tick-borne diseases.
  •     Smear for Trypanosomosis, babesiosis, anaplasmosis and others.
  •     Buffy coat technique for Trypanosomosis.

8.3. Length of time elapsed to release test results
The lab has the capacity to test up to 100 samples per day and report results within 24 hrs

Contact person
Tilahun Tekle DVM, MSc
Tel. +251 13380894
Fax: +251 13380220
E-mail: tilahunhg@yahoo.com