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Scotch tape test 

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Scotch™ Tape test

MICROBIOLOGY

A bench test used to observe fungi in a fashion similar to their “native” conformation in culture.

Technique A piece of transparent adhesive (Scotch) tape is touched to a colony of fungi, then adhered to a glass slide, stained with lactophenol blue and examined by light microscopy

PAEDIATRICS

A clinical test used to retrieve eggs from the perianal region in children infected with Enterobius vermicularis–pinworm

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