Journal of Parasitology Research / 2014 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Histochemical Study of the Progenetic Trematode Alloglossidium renale

Table 4

Necrotic Alloglossidium renale tissue staining table.

StainInner necrotic massNecrotic mass surfaceLumen of host
antennal gland tubules

Alcian blue pH 2.5++ sporadic

Ferro-ferricyanide+++ vitellarium++ tegument

Harris hematoxylin++ brown +++ brown host cells and tegument
purple host nuclei
+ light brown

Ninhydrin-Schiff+ sporadic++ host cells+

Osmium tetroxide+

Periodic acid-Schiff++++ +