Techniques and Applications

Transmission Electron Microscopy

Negative staining for pathogen identification:

  • Viruses
  • Protozoa
  • Bacteria
  • Fungi

Tissue ultrastructure (tissue embedding):

  • Infectious diseases
  • Tumor diagnosis
  • Metabolic diseases
  • Toxic diseases
  • Immune-mediated diseases
  • Inherited diseases
  • Renal diseases
  • Skin diseases
  • Neuropathology

Immunocytochemistry:

  • Negative stain
  • Embedded tissue

Scanning Electron Microscopy

Parasites:

  • Alveolates (Dinoflagellate, Aplicompexans)
  • Amebozoan
  • Metazoan

Bacteria

Fungi

Algae

Animal tissue