It performs extensive laboratory diagnostic activity in parasitology.
In its National Reference Laboratorythe Dept. It performs laboratory diagnostic and confirming examinations of the imported parasitoses as regulated by a decree e.
It participates in the organization and performance of national and international investigations on some diagnostic and epidemiologic topics of parasitology. It cultures some strains of parasites by in vitro Trichomonas, Entamoeba, Acanthamoeba, Naegleria, Blastocystis and in vivo Toxoplasma, Trichinella passages, respectively.
It introduces and develops internationally accepted methods in parasitological investigations, with special respects to the serologic and molecular biologic methods for Toxoplasma, Giardia, Entamoeba, "free-living" amoebas, Trichomonas, malaria, Toxocara, Echinococcus, etc.
Based on current professional standpoint, it elaborates laboratory diagnostic protocols for several areas of parasitology.
It inspects the commercially available parasitological diagnostics in Hungary. It performs consultations with the clinicians on the epidemiologic, diagnostic, and therapeutic problems of parasitological diseases.
It performs expert activity in its professional fields. It performs systematic educational and training activity lectures, and practices for the university or PhD students, for postgraduate specialists, candidates on the diagnostic and epidemiologic problems giardia serology parasitology. It regularly presents the notable results of its investigations at giardia serology scientific forums and publishes papers in internationally acknowledged journals and in Hungarian periodicals.
It develops and maintains numerous national and international scientific contacts.