Since they are displaced by the float to the easily inspected twenty-nine micron free space surrounding the float, they can be visualized, by placing the centrifuged tube in a notched holder and examining the tube using a 50X oil objective on an epi-illuminating microscope, due to the parasites' uptake of acridine orange and the resultant fluorescence (14) (Figures 2 and 3).
What does AO stand for?
AO stands for Acridine Orange
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Evaluation of DNA integrity: The spermatozoa of treated rats and the control group were stained by acridine orange dye according to the modified method of Tejada et al.
Hemacolor stain (Harleco, a division of EM Industries, Inc) is useful for permanently stained smears of corneal scrapings, and fluorescent stains such as calcofluor white and acridine orange can be used to stain cytological specimens.
High prevalence of Plasmodium malariae and Plasmodium ovale in malaria patients along the ThaiMyanmar border, as revealed by acridine orange staining and PCR-based diagnoses.
An increase of acid vesicular organelles (AVOs) detected by acridine orange staining for lysosomes as well as conversion of LC3B-I into LC3B-II by immunoblotting and an increased punctuated pattern of cytoplasmic LC3B by fluorescent immunostaining all supported induction of enhanced autophagy in response to VK2 in HL-60bcl-2 cells.
High prevalence of Plasmodium malariae and Plasmodium ovale in malaria patients along the Thai-Myanmar border, as revealed by acridine orange staining and PCR based diagnoses.
The use of the acridine orange QBC technique in the diagnosis of African trypanosomiasis.
It involves staining of the centrifuged and compressed red cell layer with acridine orange and its examination under an ultraviolet (UV) light source (21).