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   In this technique a central (direct) light path is blocked by using an opaque stop in a condenser. The remaining light passing the specimen is diffracted and reflected into an objective forming a bright image on a dark background.

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Yogurt bacteria in darkfield illumination
Yogurt bacteria
Streptococcus and Lactobacillus
25x N.A. 0.60
Paramecium in darkfield illumination
25x N.A. 0.60
Trachelomonas in darkfield illumination
100x N.A. 1.25

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