trichrome stain

tri·chrome stain

staining combinations that usually contain three dyes of contrasting colors selected to stain connective tissue, muscle, cytoplasm, and nuclei in bright colors; generally, tissue sections are first dyed in iron hematoxylin before being treated with the other dyes.

tri·chrome stain

(trī'krōm stān)
Staining combinations that usually contain three dyes of contrasting colors selected to stain connective tissue, muscle, cytoplasm, and nuclei in bright colors; generally, tissue sections are first dyed in iron hematoxylin before being treated with the other dyes.
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Masson trichrome stain demonstrated characteristic pericellular fibrosis; associated trabecular thick bands of fibrosis were seen in some of these cases (Figures 1, A through F; 2, A through C).
The fibrous nature of the cyst wall is confirmed with the trichrome stain.
The mass was composed of haphazardly arranged bundles of pleomorphic, spindle-shaped, occasionally polygonal cells (Fig 3), intermixed with a small amount of fibrous stroma, as observed by Masson trichrome stain (data not shown).
Modified trichrome stain (Hi-media laboratories, India, Qualigens Fine Chemicals, India) was used for detecting Microsporidia (20).
Staining with modified trichrome stain showed normal endomysial connective tissue with no ragged red fibers, nemaline rods, or central cores.
Corpus cavernosum showing increased collagen (elastic trichrome stain, original magnification 40x).
A 24-hour urine sample (centrifuged) yielded characteristic microsporidial spores on modified trichrome stain, 1.
Note: E histolytica--Doing the routine iron hematoxylin or trichrome stain may confuse things because the pathogen E histolytica looks just like the commensal Entamoeba dispar, whereas the antigen-detection method selects out for E histolytica (so they say).
Masson's trichrome stain excluded a muscular source for the tumor.
Masson trichrome stain, used to distinguish muscle from collagen, marked the muscular walls of the vascular structures of the mass the same as normal arteries within the section, as well as the arterial walls of the external control.
Six micron sections were cut and stained with Hematoxylin and Eosin and Masson's trichrome stain.