Zhongguo Ji Sheng Chong Xue Yu Ji Sheng Chong Bing Za Zhi 2016 Aug;34(4):323-5
Fixed samples of Clonorchis sinensis and Fasciolopsis buski were stained with acetocarmine and malachite green, or stained with acetocarmine only. The samples displayed three different colors after staining with acetocarmine and malachite green. The digestive system, excretory system and the surrounding muscle tissue were stained reddish, the uterus was bright green, and the vitellarium at each side of the worm was tan. Staining with the two dyes resulted in clear structure and moderate degree of staining, and allowed three-dimensional observation, while staining with acetocarmine highlighted the testis tissue. Therefore, combination of the two staining methods is recommended in teaching and research to more effectively facilitate observation.
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