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Laboratory Diagnosis of Fungal Infections

The Last Course

Microscopic Examination: Transparent Tape Preparation

Slide 9

September 2011

This is transparent scotch tape preparation we use for looking at microscopic morphology of molds. You will notice by the arrow, there is an organism that shows very small hyphae. At the tip of the arrow, you see it looks like a flowerette at the tip of a long stalk. This is the first glance at the culture.

Transparent Tape Preparation


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