chitin stain

Jack Forster tcmcare at aol.comblabla
Mon May 12 03:07:43 EST 2003


>Subject: chitin stain
>From: Eric Wilk Eric.Wilk at tufts.edu 
>Date: 5/1/2003 4:54 AM Eastern Daylight Time
>Message-id: <3EAF6BE4.2AC6568F at tufts.edu>
>
>Hi!  Is there anything that stains pretty specifically for chitin?
>
>Thanx,
>
>Eric

Also, a method for staining foecal smears when looking for chitinous spores is
at:

http://www.btinternet.com/~ukneqas.parasitologyscheme/stainp.htm

about 2/3 of the way down the page.

Regards,

Jack Forster




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