Toluidine blue staining is used for identification of ?
A. Mast cell
Ans. A. Mast cell
(Ref: Quick Reference Handbookfor Sargical Pathologists, 2011, pg. 75)
- Toluidine blue stains the Mast cells. Their cytoplasm contains metachromatic granules composed of heparin and histamine.
- It stains the mast cells violet with blue background.