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PROTOCOL™ Parasitology Two-Vial Kits, Modified Cu-PVA/10% Formalin Kits

Related applications:

Clinical Microbiology

Standardize procedures for the routine collection, safe transportation, preservation and examination of stool specimens for intestinal parasites and enteric pathogens with Thermo Scientific™ PROTOCOL™ Parasitology Two-Vial Kits.
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Zinc Sulfite-Polyvinyl Alcohol (Zn-PVA):

  • Mercury-free fixative is for use as a preservative/fixative for protozoan trophozoites
  • Slides fixed with Zn-PVA may be stained using trichrome or hematoxylin

Sodium Acetate Acetic Acid Formalin (SAF):

  • Mercury-free preservative/fixative is ideally suited for use with helminth eggs and larvae, protozoan trophozoites and cysts, coccidian oocysts and microsporidian spores
  • Slides fixed with SAF may be stained using trichrome or hematoxylin

10% Buffered Formalin:

  • All-purpose fixative is appropriate for helminth eggs and larvae and for protozoan cysts
  • Buffering system helps maintain organism morphology
  • Fixed specimens may be examined directly or concentrated for recovery of eggs, larvae and protozoan cysts

Modified Cupric Sulfate-Polyvinyl Alcohol (Modified Cu-PVA):

  • Fixitive acts as a preservative/fixative for protozoan trophozoites
  • Slides fixed with Modified PVA may be stained using trichrome or hematoxylin

Culture & Sensitivity (C & S Media):

  • C&S is for collecting and transporting enteric bacterial pathogens such as Yersinia, Salmonella, Shigella, Campylobacter and CholeraVibrio
  • Bacterial population is maintained for optimum recovery, up to 96 hours

Clean Vials:

  • Empty 30mL vials are for transporting specimens

Ordering Alerts:

Supplied as 10 packs of two vials each

Note:

All PROTOCOL Parasitology products are mercury free.