Histological Staining Techniques and Dyes Quiz
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Histological Staining Techniques and Dyes Quiz

Test your knowledge of histological staining techniques and dyes with this quiz. Explore the properties and applications of acid fuchsin, Mallory's trichrome stain, and Van Gieson's stain, and learn about other related stains like acridine orange.

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What does Acid Fuchsin stain in Mallory's trichrome collagen stain?

Collagen

What does Acridine Orange permit discrimination between?

Dead and living cells

What does Alcian Blue stain specifically?

Acid mucopolysaccharides

What color does Alizarin Red S form with calcium at a pH of 4.2?

<p>Orange-red</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is Aniline Blue used for?

<p>Counterstaining of epithelial sections</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which stain is used as a contrast stain for Gram's technique and in the Papanicolau method?

<p>Bismarck Brown</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is BASIC FUCHSIN primarily used for?

<p>Staining acid-fast organisms</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main constituent of Feulgen's and Schiff's reagent for the detection of aldehyde?

<p>Basic Fuchsin</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary stain used in acid-fast staining?

<p>Carbolfuchsin</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is Celestine Blue primarily used for?

<p>Alternative to iron hematoxylin nuclear stain</p> Signup and view all the answers

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