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  • n. A red dye used in the hematoxylin-phloxine-saffron stain ("HPS stain"), commonly used to do eosinophil count by hemocytometer.


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  • Briefly, slides were stained using the modified Meyer's Hematoxylin and Eosin phloxine B solution (Fisher Scientific, Suwanee, GA, USA) according to a modified Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP) protocol.

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