Separate names with a comma.
Discussion in 'Step I' started by DrPak, Aug 12, 2006.
What is the giemsa stain used for, generally speaking? Is it for all intracellular bugs?
The two applications that I know of for the Giemsa stain are parasitic infections (malaria, protozoans) as well as spirochetes. It is also used hematologically due to its differential staining of blood cells.
it is used in genetics to stain chromosomes
There doesn't seem to be any generalities here other than it's used to smoke out some intracellular bugs, right?
The big thing with a giemsa stain is that it stains nucleic acids in cells therefore it is useful in determining intercellular organisms as well as being used in blood smear differentials etc....
I found the answer. Giemsa stains are only used for:
3) Trypansomes and