[Adaptation of an immunohistochemistry protocol for the detection of Leptospira spp. in samples of formaldehyde-fixed tissue].


The immunohistochemistry technique was evaluated in tissue samples fixed in formaldehyde saline solution 10 % and included in paraffin to be used as a lab method allowing to identify leptospires in tissues. Samples obtained from the experimental inoculation of 8 guinea pigs carriers of L. interrogans Pomona isolated from a clinical case were used. The… (More)


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