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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Currently, there are no studies about another characteristics different to morphometric parameters, like chromatin integrity, of sperm into each morphometrical subpopulation in bull semen, therefore, the purpose of this study was to identify and characterize the morphometrically distinct subpopulations of cryopreserved bull sperm and to determine how sperm with damaged chromatin are distributed in each subpopulation, using a combination of toluidine blue stain and CASMA.
Sperm chromatin damage was assessed using toluidine blue stain as described by Mello (1982) at
The log showed 11 (19-56%) positive margins taking up the toluidine blue stain.
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.
5% Toluidine Blue stain can be quickly scanned by the technologist to determine if it is safe to stain the specimen with other cases.
The mass was composed of vascular spaces with scattered mast cells showing metachromatic reaction with toluidine blue stain.
ii) Toluidine blue stain (WHO Guidelines 2001b; Appendix 2-ix)
Samples were then processed routinely and stained with hematoxylin and eosin, in addition to acid mucicarmine and toluidine blue stains to demonstrate mucin production.
Toluidine blue stains mast cells red-purple (metachromatic staining) against a blue background.