Auramine-rhodamine stain | definition of auramine-rhodamine stain by Medical dictionary
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a fluorescent dye consisting of auramine O, rhodamine B, and phenol that is used in the fluorochrome acid-fast staining method. The dye binds to mycolic acids in the cell wall of bacteria and resists decolorization with acid alcohol.
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Not to mention names, but his famous father was the developer/discoverer/inventor of the auramine-rhodamine stain
, also known as Truant's auramine-rhodamine stain
One important consideration is that the organisms may fail to fluoresce or may fluoresce only weakly by auramine-rhodamine stain
Biopsy samples contained epithelioid granulomas and a nonspecific, amorphous eosinophilic material without focal necrosis, but no bacteria, by using periodic acid-Schiff, Ziehl-Neelsen, and auramine-rhodamine stains