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Cresyl violet stain

The cresyl violet stain is a common stain used in histology. It is used to find Helicobacter pylori.[1]

Intestinal mucins also take up the stain although not as strongly as campylobacter-like organisms. [2]


  1. ^ Goggin N, Rowland M, Imrie C, Walsh D, Clyne M, Drumm B (1998). "Effect of Helicobacter pylori eradication on the natural history of duodenal ulcer disease". Arch. Dis. Child. 79 (6): 502-5. PMID 10210995.
  2. ^ Burnett RA, Brown IL, Findlay J (1987). "Cresyl fast violet staining method for Campylobacter like organisms". J. Clin. Pathol. 40 (3): 353. PMID 2435763. Free Full Text.
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