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India ink

(in′dē-ă)
A black ink, commonly used in the past, made from lampblack. In clinical pathology, it is used to stain fungi, such as Cryptococcus neoformans.
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* The rapid India ink test was interpreted as positive--presence of large irregular sized, budding yeast colonies, surrounded by a larger unstained capsule, with a clear halo against a micro-particulate background; see Figure 2.
We present one case of intramural abscess formation in the sigmoid colon at the site of a permanent tattoo made with non-medical India ink. The standard technique (3) of raising a sub-mucosal bleb with saline prior to tattooing had been used and the patient underwent a laparoscopic sigmoid colectomy the day after the tattoo was placed.
We used the ink Black Eye (The Standard, Seoul, Korea), which, in contrast to original nonsterile India ink, is sterile.
India ink was used to mark the colon mass identified during the colonoscopy procedure.
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(10) Serum antigen testing is useful if patients cannot undergo lumbar punctures or if clinical suspicion remains high despite a negative India ink stain or normal CSF profiles.
What You Need: * box of crayons * heavy-weight construction paper, drawing paper, or cardboard * black poster paint or black india ink * paint brush * talcum powder or baby powder * a sharp tool, such as a knife, scissors, nail file, a divider, or a safety razor blade Making It 1.
Place a single drop of India ink in several drops of water on a microscope slide.
"We are delighted to have the International Herald Tribune and India Ink, as our exclusive international media partners for the launch of our flagship conference - One Globe 2012: Uniting Knowledge Communities conference",said Harjiv Singh, Founder and CEO, Salwan Media.
(3) This retrospective case series included all adult individuals ([greater than or equal to] 16yrs) with a laboratory diagnosis of CM, based on a positive cryptococcal antigen (CRAG) test [+ or -] positive India ink examination from CSF, from 1 January-31 December 2007.
The three artists participating include: Christina Lovisa, a Canadian mixed-media artist who creates surreal compositions of intense vibrancy and beauty; VJ Kohli, a doctor of metaphysics who specializes in India ink work and poetic prose; and JP Madison, a post-modern expressionist with gorgeous compositional directives and a definitive feminist flair.
A handy visual guide to the objects d'art is found on the front and back inner pages of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears." The truly unique illustrations are created through a complex series of steps described by the artist: "I use a brush and India ink to give the line a fat, luscious quality, and to allow me to vary the line from very thin to very thick.

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