darkfield microscope


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darkfield microscope

(ˈdɑːkˌfiːld)
n
(General Physics) another name for an ultramicroscope
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From him I learned the real thing: Borrelia when looking at live blood through his Olympus 50x darkfield microscope. (7)
A vaginal specimen was obtained and submitted to the microbiology laboratory that utilized a darkfield microscope. Trichomonads were observed and reported to the physician within minutes of receipt of the specimen, and the patient was treated immediately.
Moreover, a spirochete resembling a leptospire was seen by well-trained investigators at the darkfield microscope.