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Test to ID cryptococcus in CSF
India Ink
Test to ID fungal pathogens (ie Candida)
KOH prep
Test to ID Herpes zoster or simplex
Tzanck smear
Treponema pallidum can be ID by?
Darkfield microscopy
What technique is used to ID Pneumocystis carinii?
Silver staining using the Gomori methenamine technique
What organisms can be dectected by the Latex agglutination Assay
S.pneumoniae
H.flu
N.meningitidis
Cryptococcus
Which organisms can be dectected by immunofluorescence?
Agents that cause respiratory tract infections:

Legionella
Influenza
Bordetella pertussis
RSV
Adenovirus
what are the lab findings in bacterial meningitis?
> WBC
> protein
< glucose
What are the lab findings in viral meningitis?
> Lymphocytes
> protein
Normal Glucose
Name 3 techniques used to detect microbial nucleotide sequences which can provide a means of identifying pathogens in clinical specimens
PCR
Nucleic acid sequence-base amplification
Branched-chain signal amplification analyses