Rapid microscopic detection of malaria parasites permanently fluorochrome stained in blood smears with aluminum and morin

G. I. Malinin, T. I. Malinin

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Abstract

Intra- and extracellular Plasmodium parasites in fixed blood smears are easily identifiable by fluorescence microscopy after brief mordanting with aluminum ammonium sulfate and staining with morin (3,5,7,1',4'-pentahydroxyflavanol). The intensely fluorescent preparations of stained parasites are strongly resistant to photodegradation and remained essentially unimpaireed for two years.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)424-427
Number of pages4
JournalAmerican journal of clinical pathology
Volume95
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991

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Keywords

  • Aluminium
  • Detection
  • Fluorescence
  • Malaria
  • Microscopy
  • Morin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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