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1 September 1983

Quantitation of Giardia cysts by membrane filtration


A method of fixing and staining Giardia cysts on a membrane filter is reported. This procedure appears to be a reliable method for the recovery and detection of cysts and also for the determination of cyst densities. Evaluation and possible applications of the technique are described.

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cover image Journal of Clinical Microbiology
Journal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume 18Number 3September 1983
Pages: 713 - 715
PubMed: 6195183


Published online: 1 September 1983


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