The fluorescent acid-fast stain, auramine-O, stains schistosome eggs and may be an aid for detection. An old technique with a useful future?

Thomas Hanscheid, Soraia Vieira, Pedro Ferreira, Tânia Carvalho, Silvana Belo, Martin P. Grobusch

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Original languageEnglish
Article number101569
JournalTravel Medicine and Infectious Disease
Volume35
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2020

Keywords

  • Acid-fast stain
  • Auramine-O
  • Eggs
  • Schistosoma haematobium
  • Schistosoma mansoni

UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-Being

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