calcofluor white stain


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calcofluor white stain

A fluorescent stain used in microbiology to highlight fungi, including species of Pneumocystis.
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Calcofluor white stain (Figure 3) of fresh tissue indicated fluorescent, spherical fungal organisms similarly arranged in chains.
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Rapid microbiology tests can be grouped into the following: 1) antigen detection, such as enzyme immunoassays (EIAs); 2) molecular detection (nucleic acid probes and nucleic acid amplification); 3) rapid biochemical tests, such as nitrite and leukocyte esterase performed on a urine dipstick; 4) direct microscopy, such as microbiological stains, including the Gram and calcofluor white stains; and 5) serology.