Auramine-Rhodamine stain

  • The Auramine-Rhodamine stain (AR), is histological technique used to visualize acid-fast bacilli using fluorescence microscopy, especially the Mycobacterium genus like Tuberculosis bacilli.
  • Acid-fast organisms display a reddish-yellow fluorescence, this method also used for detection other acid fast organism like Cryptosporidium 
    acid-fast bacilli  by  fluorescence microscopy

    acid-fast bacilli by fluorescence microscopy

     

Cryptosporidium parvum stained with auramine rhodamine

Cryptosporidium parvum stained with auramine rhodamine


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