dark-field microscopy


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dark-field microscopy

a microscope technique that involves creating a dark background to the subject to be observed under the microscope and viewing this by reflected light; the object thus appears light on a dark background.
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The advantages and limitations of TEM and atomic force microscopy, micro-Raman spectroscopy, classical optical and high-resolution dark-field microscopy were described with respect to their relevance in in vitro and systemic toxicity studies.
For instance, our lab used a SIT camera for imaging of sliding microtubules, using dark-field microscopy (e.
Resonance Raman microscopy in combination with partial dark-field microscopy lights up a new path in malaria diagnostics.
Demonstration of leptospires or their products: Dark-field microscopy.
Dark-field microscopy is also helpful in revealing the refractile character of silicone.
10, 11) Other significant disadvantages of dark-field microscopy include the absence of species identification and the lack of guidance concerning the choice of an appropriate antibiotic.
Perform dark-field microscopy to detect small, spiral spirochete with corkscrew-rotation motility (http://www.
Brenner's credentials further extend to course certification in nutrition, homeopathy, acupuncture, reiki, kinesiology, dark-field microscopy and Vega testing.
Whole blood from the squirrel contained live spirochetes visible by dark-field microscopy, and ~50 [micro]L of this blood was injected intraperitoneally into a laboratory mouse.
Samples were examined by dark-field microscopy for V.
Cultures are examined by dark-field microscopy every week.
In addition to clinical evaluation and assessment for other diseases, leptospirosis was investigated by the following laboratory methods: isolation of Leptospira interrogans, direct visualization of the organism under dark-field microscopy, and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for Leptospira immunoglobulin (Ig) M antibody (Serion Immunodiagnostica GmbH, Wurzburg, Germany).