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Leishmania Diagnostics Laboratory
LDL Assays Available
  • Direct Smear Reading
  • Histopathology
  • Leishmania Genus PCR
    • Primers and probes from Life Technologies
    • Note: PCR can be run on fresh material, alcohol fixed material, and formalin fixed/embedded material
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  • Culture in all standard media
    • Schneider’s, NNN, and Modified Media 1 – with and without antibiotic additives
    • Note: Culture can be done on cutaneous samples, lymph node biopsies, bone marrow cores, bone marrow aspirates, liver, and spleen
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  • Isoenzyme speciation
    • Kreutzer and Dedet methods
  • rK39 serologic assay
  • Cryopreservation

Last Modified Date: 09-September-2016

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