Macchiavello stain


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Mac·chi·a·vel·lo stain

(mah-kē-ā-vel'ō),
a basic fuchsin-citric acid-methylene blue sequence in smears that produces red staining of rickettsiae and inclusion bodies, with nuclei staining blue.

Mac·chi·a·vel·lo stain

(mah'kē-ă-vel'ō stān)
A basic fuchsin-citric acid-methylene blue sequence in smears that produces red staining of rickettsiae and inclusion bodies, with nuclei staining blue.