Gömöri trichrome stain

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Dilated peri-tubular capillaries filled with sickled RBCs, original Gomori's trichrome stain, × 400. Kanodia et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2008.[1]
The "ragged red fibers" in MELAS syndrome are visible under modified Gomori stain.

Gömöri trichrome stain is a histological stain used on muscle tissue.[2][3]

It can be used to test for certain forms of mitochondrial myopathy.

It is named for George Gömöri, who developed it in 1950.[4]


  1. ^ Kanodia KV, Vanikar AV, Goplani KR, Gupta SB, Trivedi HL (2008). "Sickle cell nephropathy with diffuse proliferative lupus nephritis: a case report". Diagn Pathol. 3: 9. doi:10.1186/1746-1596-3-9. PMC 2275218Freely accessible. PMID 18307766. 
  2. ^ "GOMORI TRICHROME". Retrieved 2009-04-06. 
  3. ^ "Histology Lab: GOMORI TRICHROME". Retrieved 2009-04-06. 
  4. ^ GOMORI, G. - A rapid one-step trichrome stain. Am. J. Clin. Path. 20: 661-664, 1950.

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