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Limitations of the Periodic Acid–Schiff Technique for the Demonstration of Stages of Eimeria in Tissues

Nature volume 192, pages 13151316 (30 December 1961) | Download Citation

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IN a recent communication, Jennings1 suggested that the periodic acid–Schiff technique is useful for the demonstration of all stages in the life-cycles of four species of coccidia occurring in the intestine of the fowl. These species were Eimeria acervulina, E. maxima, E. necatrix and E. tenella.

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  1. Houghton Poultry Research Station, Houghton, Huntingdon.

    • P. L. LONG
    • , D. G. ROOTES
    •  & C. HORTON-SMITH

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