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

Journal Article (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

  • PMC186615

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0003-6919

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1128/am.28.1.156-157.1974


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States