Scotchtape test

A lab method used to
(1) Retrieve eggs from the perianal region in children infected with Enterobius vermicularis (pinworm) and
(2) Observe fungi in a fashion similar to their ‘native’ conformation in culture; a piece of transparent adhesive tape is touched to a colony of fungi, then adhered to a glass slide and stained with lactophenol blue

Scotchtape test

Microbiology A lab method used to
1. Retrieve eggs from the perianal region in children infected with Enterobius vermicularis–pinworm and.
2. Observe fungi in a fashion similar to their 'native' conformation in culture; a piece of transparent adhesive tape is touched to a colony of fungi, then adhered to a glass slide and stained with lactophenol blue.