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Type: Journal article
Title: A simplified method of cleaning ixodid ticks for microscopy
Author: Dixon, Bruce R.
Petney, Trevor N.
Andrews, Ross Hector
Citation: Journal of Microscopy, 2000; 197 (3):317-319
Publisher: Blackwell Science
Issue Date: 2000
ISSN: 0022-2720
Abstract: The cleaning of ixodid ticks for microscopy can be achieved quickly and efficiently using a combination of a wax solvent and an ultrasonic cleaner. The technique involves minimum handling of specimens, produces no detectable damage and is suitable for cleaning many specimens at the same time.
Keywords: Acarology; cleaning; microscopy; ticks
Description: Journal compilation © 2009 Royal Microscopical Society
RMID: 0001000012
DOI: 10.1046/j.1365-2818.2000.00663.x
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