Rapid detection of fungal filaments in corneal scrapings by microwave heating-assisted grocott′s methenamine silver staining

The Gomoris methanamine silver impregnation technique is a highly reliable and archiveable method of detecting fungal filaments, but the staining procedure is time consuming and laborious. A technique using microwave energy to reduce the duration of Gomori′s silver staining is described.

Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Vemuganti Geeta, Naidu Chenchu, Gopinathan Usha
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2002-01-01
Series:Indian Journal of Ophthalmology
Online Access:http://www.ijo.in/article.asp?issn=0301-4738;year=2002;volume=50;issue=4;spage=326;epage=328;aulast=Vemuganti