Methyl green-pyronin stain for the diagnosis of trachoma.


The clinical diagnosis of TRIC-agent infection of the conjunctiva is not difficult for ophthalmologists in endemic areas such as Egypt, but the similarity of the disease to other types of follicular conjunctivitis makes laboratory investigations especially important (Thygeson, I960; Duke-Elder, I965). These include the staining of conjunctival scrapings… (More)


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