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Fluorescein-labelled lectins of known specificities for different sugars were used in an attempt to identify fungi in paraffin sections of surgical and postmortem material. and have been studied with five fluorescein-labelled lectins and with fluorescein-labelled aprotinin. The fungi were readily distinguishable on the basis of differences in their reactions with these stains. The results accord well with what is known of the chemistry of the organisms and the method offers promise to practising histopathologists.

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