Toluidine Blue

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A toxic metachromatic thiazine dye used to stain ‘thick’ sections for electron microscopy, which may cause haematuria due to haemorrhagic cystitis and methaemoglobulinuria. Toluidine blue should be avoided by patients with glucose-6-phosphate deficiency, given their risk of haemolytic anaemia
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Toluidine blue test for sperm DNA integrity and elaboration of image cytometry algorithm.
The toluidine blue test in lesions of the oral cavity.