A Romanovsky type stain that is often used to stain blood films that are suspected to contain protozoan parasites. Contains both basic and acidic dyes and will therefore differentiate acid and basic granules in granulocytes.

This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology

(11 Mar 2008)

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