Dieterle stain

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Dieterle stain showing Treponema pallidum, the organism that causes syphilis.

The Dieterle stain is a way of marking tissue for microscopic examination.

It is used to find the organisms that cause cat-scratch disease (Bartonella henselae) and syphilis (Treponema pallidum) and sensitive for mycobacterium tuberculosis.[1]

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  1. ^ Brady, JG.; Schutze, GE.; Seibert, R.; Horn, HV.; Marks, B.; Parham, DM. "Detection of mycobacterial infections using the Dieterle stain.". Pediatr Dev Pathol 1 (4): 309–13. PMID 10463293. 

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