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a genus of parasitic protozoans found in the digestive tract of invertebrates, especially insects. Organisms of this genus have an amastigote and choanomastigote stage in their life cycle.

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What stain to use on a protozoan?

I am currently doing a project looking at bumblebee parasites and infections, and one of these is a protozoan called Crithidia bombi . In order to look at it under a microscope I need to be able to stain it, and I have no idea what chemical to use, and neither does my supervisor. ...

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by blwibwib
Wed Jul 27, 2005 2:00 pm
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: What stain to use on a protozoan?
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