Improved techniques for staining and enumerating focus formation in viral infectivity assays.


Journal Article

Improved techniques consisting of glutaraldehyde fixation, Giemsa staining, and colony counter enumeration of foci in viral infectivity assays were compared to microscope scanning and lantern slide projection methods. These techniques broadened the scope of application to potentially hazardous viruses and increased the efficiency of assaying.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Self, DJ; Pettiss, KF; Bigner, DD

Published Date

  • July 1, 1974

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 28 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 156 - 157

PubMed ID

  • 4135851

Pubmed Central ID

  • 4135851

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0003-6919


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States