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Catalog of type specimens in the International Protozoan Type Collection

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

Catalog of type specimens in the International Protozoan Type Collection

by National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)

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Published by Smithsonian Institution Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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    • National Museum of Natural History (U.S.) -- Catalogs.,
    • Protozoa -- Type specimens -- Catalogs and collections -- Washington (D.C.)

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      Other titlesInternational Protozoan Type Collection.
      StatementLinda Cole.
      SeriesSmithsonian contributions to zoology ;, no. 561
      ContributionsCole, Linda L.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL1 .S54 no. 561, QL366 .S54 no. 561
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 28 p. ;
      Number of Pages28
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1085657M
      LC Control Number94009547

      Safety Fresh-specimen collection Collection of the specimen Number of specimens to be collected (standard recommendation) Number of specimens to be collected (pros and cons of various options) Collection times Specimen type, specimen stability, and need for preservation Preservation of specimens Preservatives Formalin MIF SAF Schaudinn's fluid Schaudinn's fluid containing PVA . The collection is particularly strong in early type specimens and the work of sixteenth century French and Italian printers. Also of note are fine press editions and ephemera by contemporary letterpress printers. The collection supports the study of printing, papermaking, and bookbinding with a large selection of books, pamphlets, and periodicals.

      Type specimens such as holotypes, isotypes, co-types, are often housed separately from the general collection, where unnecessary handling an risk of damage can be greatly reduced. These are commonly filed in the same sequence as the general collection, or alphabetically. -- A review of 93 scientific articles on Mazon Creek fossils published between and indicates that specimens belong to 69 private collectors. Because published (type, figured, and referred) specimens form the foundation of paleontology, knowing the current locations of these specimens .

      Foissner W., Agatha S., Berger H. (): Soil ciliates (Protozoa, Cilio- phora) from Namibia (Southwest Africa), with emphasis on two contrast- ing environments, the Etosha region and the Namib. container with the patients name, ID number, specimen type, and the date collected. If specimens will be examined within 48 hours after collection, keep specimen at 4ºC and ship on wet ice or refrigerant gel-packs, otherwise store frozen at ≤ºC and ship on dry ice. Avoid freezing and thawing specimens. Viability of some pathogens (e.g.


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Get this from a library. Catalog of type specimens in the International Protozoan Type Collection. [Linda L Cole; National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)]. Cole, Linda. Catalog of Type Specimens in the International Protozoan Type Collection. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology, number28 pages, —The International Protozoan Type Collection, which is located at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., includes holotypes, paratypes, syntypes.

Catalog of type specimens in the International Protozoan Type Collection / Linda Cole Date: Editeur / Publisher: Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press,   The type specimen chosen for the name is not necessarily the typical or representative element of a taxon (International Code of Nomenclature for Algae, Fungi, and Plants (Melbourne Code), ).

Type specimens coupled with published descriptions may be considered the foundation of botanical nomenclature. Order a Free Printed Catalog. Add to Cart. Purchase a Type Specimen Set. These catalogs, mailed to your doorstep. Price includes shipping.

Add to Cart. Purchase the page Emigre Fonts Type Specimen Book. Compilation of Emigre’s most remarkable type specimens from the past 30 years. $ (U.S. only) Add to Cart. Download Free PDF Type. Many intestinal protozoa are irregularly shed, and data suggest that a single stool specimen submitted for microscopic examination will detect 58 to 72% of protozoa present (4, 7).

Hiatt and colleagues found that evaluating three specimens, as opposed to one, resulted in an increased yield of % for E. histolytica, % for Giardia, and. Protozoan intestinal infections are commonly transmitted through contaminated food and water. Treatment varies depending on the causative agent, so proper diagnosis is important.

Microscopic examination of stool or biopsy specimens is often used in diagnosis, in. Current holdings total 5 million specimens, making this collection among the ten largest in the world representing about 8% of the plant collection resources of the United States.

The herbarium is especially rich in type specimens (@,). The ATCC Protistology Collection is the only general service collection of taxonomically diverse living stock protists in the United States, and the only large service repository of parasitic protozoa in the world.

Cultures are authenticated using morphological and molecular techniques. Recent Posts. INTERNATIONAL BIOTOPE AQUARIUM DESIGN CONTEST – BADC Prize pool: € 3, August 4, ; Fishes of the Orinoco in the Wild Book by Ivan. The best type of microscope to use for observation of protozoa is a compound microscope with 3 powers (10x, 40x and x).

You can use depression slides at the two lower powers but must use a plain slide and coverslip at x as the objective will be very close to the specimen when in focus. Specimen Type Collection a Replica limits Transport Time and Temp to lab Comment(s) Guidelines Device Preservative Minimum Vol.

Arthropod (Tick) for ID. Place in leakproof container with 70% alcohol. Leakproof container. 70% alcohol. Entire Arthropod. None. Indefinite at RT a. See separate collection procedure for scabies.

Blood: Direct smear. the specimens. A chart has been included to facilitate identification of coccidian genera, based on the morphology of the sporulated oocysts. We hope this atlas will aid students, teachers, diagnosticians, and researchers by facilitating iden- tification of protozoan parasites of animals.

SPECIMEN COLLECTION AND PROCESSING. STUDY. PLAY. Ova and Parasites (O&P) O refers to ova which is the egg stage of selective parasites P refers to parasite The most common procedure performed in the area of parasitology; is the examination of a stool specimen.

to detect protozoan cysts, oocysts, helminths eggs, and larvae. Combined, the collections total aboutspecimens, of which more thanare catalogued and on a searchable online database.

Holotypes number about specimens. The primary and largest of our collections consists of specimens recovered by Florida Museum staff, graduate students, and volunteers and those donated to the museum.

Some sections that are especially useful include those on protozoan sizes (absolutely necessary in most cases), drawing protozoans, and motion in protozoans. The illustrations are generally very good and clearly show characters needed to identify a specimen Reviews:   The photo and video galleries include a small collection of—you guessed it—photos and videos, respectively, of various protozoan critters such as types of flagellates and ciliates.

fresh specimens: Ameba and Paramecium pond water PROCEDURE: 1. Make wet mounts of the pond water. ð•Go down to the bottom of the container or in the gunk to get your specimen. ð•Do NOT stir the specimen: you will get fewer that way. ð•Start with the 10X and go to 40X. Oil-immersion will magnify too much for most pond water protozoa.

parasitology, helminthes, protozoan parasites, zoonosis, diagnosis and control of parasitic diseases. Contents 1. Introduction Medical Parasitology Types of Parasites Types of Hosts Host-Parasite Relationship Classification and General Characters of Human Parasites 2.

History of Human Parasites and Paleoparasitology. fresh specimens: ð•Ameba ð•Paramecium ð•pond water cover slips pipets for specimens THE PROCEDURES: 1.

Preparation of wet mounts using live, fresh protozoa ð•Look at the READY VIEW (a lso called DEMOSLIDE) s lide/tubes containing Paramecium and Ameba. a use culture tube/slide for studying microscopic organisms.

OAP: Patient Preparation: Specimen collection should be delayed for 7 to 10 days after administration of barium, bismuth, kaolin, magnesia, castor oil or mineral oil, and 2 to 3 weeks after antibiotics have been given since these may interfere with identification of protozoa.

Specimen Type: Stool, duodenal aspirate, colonic washing Supplies: ECOFIX Stool Transport Vial (Kit) (T) Preferred.This chapter discusses various collection methods that are available for specimens suspected of containing parasites or parasitic elements. When a laboratory selects its collection methods, the decision should be based on a thorough understanding of the value and limitations of each.

One of the most important aspects of specimen collection is that the final laboratory results based on parasite.1.) no name on specimen 2.) fresh stool > 24 hrs and not refrigerated 3.) broken/leaking specimens 4.) specimens containing interfering substances 5.) quantity not sufficient 6.) inadequately preserved (worms, arthropods) 7.) stool preserved in enteric C&S preservatives 8.) pinworm paddle covered in stool 9.) urine specimens (unless needed for.