What is the role of a Giemsa stain in the diagnosis of bacterial conjunctivitis (pink eye)?

Updated: Jan 03, 2019
  • Author: Karen K Yeung, OD, FAAO; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
  • Print

Giemsa stain is helpful in screening for intracellular inclusion bodies of Chlamydia.

Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!