Relative Aciddophilia Stain

Stain results: The least acidophilic elements stained in the phloxine control slide lose the red color after 2 minutes in the tartrazine solution. The most acidophilic retain the phloxine after 20 minutes in the tartrazine.


  • Lendrum, A.C, J. Path. Bact., 59:399-404, 1947
  • Clark, G., (ed.), Staining Procedures, 3rd Edition, Williams & Wilkins, Baltimore, p. 163, c. 1973.
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