Flashcards in Diagnostic Mycology Deck (22)
in LPCB what does cotton blue do
in LPCB what does phenol do
in LPCB what does lactic acid do
hydrates the mixture
fungal slide culture is also called __
role of calcofluor white
yeast samples serology: what test?
latex agglutination test
adhesive tape is used for what mount and for what fungus?
rapid mount of sporulating fungi
true or false
for athlete's foot diagnosis, cotton swab must be used
what does KOH(10%) do
dissolves other cells so that fungi can be seen /can stand out in sharp relief
brighteners bind tightly to ___ of fungal surface
specimen used for cryptococcosis
Aside from 70% alcohol and sterile water, what reagent is used in biopsy/needle aspiration
Tincture of iodine
periodic acid schiff oxidizes __to form aldehyde (@ CHO)
Dye used in PAS
Sporulating medium for fungi
Potato dextrose agar
Indicator @ dermatophyte test
Cryptococcus appears dark blue @ what medium?
Serologic test for C.neoformans
Sclerotic bodies are found in lesions of what fungus?
Sporangia, sporangiospores & nonseptate hyphae are in