Short reports Immunocytochemical detection of Candida albicans in formalin fixed, paraYn embedded material


Aim—To assess the ability of the commercially available monoclonal antibody 1B12 (BioGenex, San Ramon, USA) to identify C albicans in formalin fixed, paraYn wax embedded material (FFPE). Methods—Broth cultures of 20 strains of seven Candida species were resuspended in 4% agarose blocks, fixed in formalin for 24 hours, and embedded in paraYn wax. In addition… (More)


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