Warthin-Starry silver stain

War·thin-Star·ry sil·ver stain

(war'thin star'ē),
a stain for spirochetes in which preparations are incubated in 1% silver nitrate solution followed by a developer.
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Warthin,

Aldred S., U.S. pathologist, 1866-1931.
Warthin area
Warthin tumor - a benign glandular tumor, usually arising in the parotid gland. Synonym(s): adenolymphoma
Warthin-Finkeldey cells - giant cells with multiple overlapping nuclei, found in lymphoid tissue in measles, especially during the prodromal stage. Synonym(s): Finkeldey cells
Warthin-Starry silver stain - a stain for spirochetes in which preparations are incubated in 1% silver nitrate solution followed by a developer.
Warthin-Starry staining method
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Ultimately there is more production of gastrin leading to more acidity and causing gastritis3 Staining of gastric mucosal biopsy specimen is with Warthin-Starry silver stain is utilized to confirm H.pylori presence4.
Histopathologic evaluation of postmortem tissues at CDC also was suggestive of Lyme pancarditis (Figure 1) and abundant spirochetes were observed by Warthin-Starry silver stain (Figure 2).
All specimens were examined using hematoxylin and eosin stain, Lillie-Twort tissue Gram stain, and Warthin-Starry silver stain (Figure).
The application of a tissue Gram's stain or a Warthin-Starry silver stain will detect the gram-negative rods in the foamy macrophages, which are usually numerous and easily identified.
Gram, Giemsa, and Warthin-Starry silver stains did not show any microorganisms.