On Friday 20th August 2021, KTTC students together with their three Lecturers visited the Dept. of Veterinary Pathology and Dept. of Public Health, Pharmacology and Toxicology for an academic practical training in Histopathological, Microbiological and Parasitological techniques.
The students were welcomed by the acting Chairman of Vet. Pathology Dept., Dr. Karanja. Prof. Mande, the Executive Dean faculty of Veterinary Medicine give a motivational speech to the students encouraging them to pursue their dreams since its achievable.
The students were taken through Histopathological Practicals by Mr. D. Gucema, Ms. B. Mutende took them through the Parasitological Practicals. and Ms. Peninah from the Dept. of Public Health, Pharmacology and Toxicology took the through the Microbiological Practicals.
The following practical sessions were covered
- Histopathology Techniques ie
- Receiving of Carcass in PM
- Tissue Processing
- Microtomy and Staining.
- Electron and Light Microscopy
- Microbiological Technique i.e.
- Media Preparation
- Sample Culture and Identification
- Gram Staining,
- Biochemical testing,
- Parasitological Techniques i.e.
- Direct Smears
- MacMaster Technique
- Sedimentation Technique
- Floatation Technique