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Fungi-Fluor® Pneumocystis Kit (for European Orders only)

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Catalog No. Packaging Size 价格 数量
22363E-1 Please inquire for pricing
NT$0.00

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描述

Pneumocystis jiroveci (previously named P. carinii) is an organism that can cause Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) in immunocompromised patients. PCP, long associated with morbidity and mortality with HIV-infected (AIDS) patients, is now increasing in prevalence among the non-HIV infected immunosuppressed population. Early detection allows the introduction of appropriate treatment and may improve chances of patient survival. The Fungi Fluor® Pneumocystis kit offers a fast, fluorescent staining procedure for Pneumocystis jiroveci in bronchial specimens.

Advantages:

  • Direct fluorescent stain for Pneumocystis jiroveci (previously named P. carinii) cyst
  • Unique fluorescent morphology (”double parenthesis” structure) is easy to identify
  • Rapid 3 minutes to stain and read
  • Minimal prep and clean-up
  • Better results than with methenamine silver staining
  • Less costly than time-consuming than immunofluorescent assays
  • 100 tests per kit
  • Permanent slides - slides can be reactivated if fluorescence dims

Specimen Types:

  • Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL)
  • Bronchial brush or wash
  • Touch prep of fresh tissue
  • Paraffin section and frozen sections

Product is for research use only in Europe.