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Romanovsky-type stain

John Lackie

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199549351
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727948
Romanovsky-type stain

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A histological stain that has several components, including methylene blue, Azure A or B, and eosin. Romanovsky stains are often used on blood films because they differentiate the various leucocyte classes. Examples are Giemsa, Wright's, and Leishman's stains....

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Subjects: Clinical Medicine

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