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Acridine Orange Quantitative Buffy Coat Technique (QBS)

Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_3575-1

Modified technique of the hematocrit tube centrifugation test to detect trypanosomes in blood.

Keywords

Tube Centrifugation Acridine Orange Centrifugation Test Hematocrit Tube Tube Centrifugation Test 
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Further Reading

  1. Bailey JW, Smith DW (1992) The use of acridine orange QBC technique in the diagnostic of African trypanosomiasis. Trans R Soc Trop Med 86:630–636CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany