Giemsa stain


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Giemsa stain

[′gēm·sə ‚stān]
(chemistry)
A stain for hemopoietic tissue and hemoprotozoa consisting of a stock glycerol methanol solution of eosinates of Azure B and methylene blue with some excess of the basic dyes.
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The Panotico stain and Giemsa stain were efficient for the staining of vaginal epithelial cells of Santa Ines ewes.
The viral occlusion bodies (VOBs) of the Pakistani nucleopolyhedrovirus isolates (SlNPV-FSD15) were detected using a light microscope by staining thin smear of infected larvae and drop of VOBs with Giemsa stain which appeared polyhedral and negatively stained particles.
Thinprep plus Papanicolaou stain method is more sensitive than Cytospin-coupled Wright Giemsa stain method in cerebrospinal fluid cytology for diagnosis of leptomeningeal metastasis from solid tumors.
In addition, Giemsa stain was 57.14% sensitive and 96.55% specific for identification of fungal pathogens in this study.
The quality of results was ensured by staining freshly prepared Giemsa stain. The standard operating procedures of staining were observed in order to obtain consistent quality results.
Caption: Figure 3: Bone marrow aspirate, 1000x, Giemsa stain. * denotes myeloblasts, thin arrows denote the monoblasts, and thick arrows denote promonocytes.
All Giemsa stained thick and thin blood smears were examined under binocular 100X objective lens for the diagnosis of Trypanosomiasis infection according to the procedure described by Soulsby [7].
The Gram stain and Giemsa stain didn't reveal any features of chancroid and LGV (inclusion or elementary bodies of Chlamydia) respectively.
In parasitological laboratory, the more delicate identification of parasite is depending on the detection of details of internal structures and morphological features after using synthetic or natural stains like eosin, hematoxylin, romanowsky stain, lugol's iodine, lactophenol cotton blue, giemsa stain, carmine....
Moreover, their detection in fecal smears stained with Lugol's solution or Giemsa stain obtained from a refrigerated sample could be of particular interest for clinicians as positive control with supporting the diagnosis of T.