toluidine blue stain

toluidine blue stain

a stain used for Pneumocystis jiroveci trophozoites and to assess viability of primary and immortilized tissue culture cells.

to·lu·i·dine blue stain

(tō-lū'i-dēn blū stān)
A stain used for many purposes, including visualization of Pneumocystis jiroveci trophozoites.
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Leikola et al (10) examined 2 cohorts of patients with ILC, one using toluidine blue stain and one using IHC.
The cells took up the toluidine blue stain while the fibers remained translucent.
Only biopsing lesions which retained the toluidine blue stain reduced the false positive rate by nearly 59 percent while maintaining zero false negatives.
5% Toluidine Blue stain can be quickly scanned by the technologist to determine if it is safe to stain the specimen with other cases.
5% Toluidine Blue stain is prepared by combining 0.
Toluidine blue stains mast cells red-purple (metachromatic staining) against a blue background.
18) On histologic examination, mast cell granules can be better identified by using Giemsa or toluidine blue stains.