field rapid stain

field rap·id stain

a stain to permit rapid positive diagnosis of malaria in endemic areas by using thick films; it employs methylene blue and azure B in a phosphate buffer, with the preparation counterstained by eosin in a phosphate buffer.
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Field rap·id stain

(fēld rap'id stān)
A stain to permit rapid positive diagnosis of malaria in endemic areas by using thick films; it employs methylene blue and azure B in a phosphate buffer, with the preparation counterstained by eosin in a phosphate buffer.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012