A practical, sensitive modification of the potassium hydroxide preparation using fluorescent whitening agent* (FWA) is reported. A KOH mount is first prepared with transparent tape. After cleaning of the tape in sterile water, the FWA is added and the preparation examined under a fluorescence microscope. Results recorded in infected dry skin and in specimens of mucous membrane are presented.
Cellulose Hydroxide Fluores Psoriasis Chitin
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