staining rickettsia

Sue Anne Brenner sbrenne at
Wed Apr 10 10:27:52 EST 1996

There is a Gimenez stain for Rickettsia.  It's described in "Procedures for 
Viral and Rickettsial Infection", by Lennette and Schmidt, Am Public 
Health Association, Inc., page 847.

On 4 Apr 1996, Hervé Merçot wrote:

> Could anyone tell me how to stain rickettsia specifically ? 
> Giemsa and DAPI are all very nice but they will stain plenty
> of other material as well, and I would like to be able to stain
> in insect tissue such as ovaries or squashed drosophila eggs...
> Thank you very much.

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