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Congo Red Summary

Description: An acid dye used in testing for hydrochloric acid in gastric contents. It is also used histologically to test for AMYLOIDOSIS.

Also Known As: Red, Congo; 1-Naphthalenesulfonic acid, 3,3'-((1,1'-biphenyl)-4,4'-diylbis(azo))bis(4-amino)-, disodium salt

Networked: 735 relevant articles (13 outcomes, 47 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Congo Red is Relevant

  1. Amyloid Plaque : 4 outcomes 10 studies in 223 results
  2. Amyloidosis : 3 outcomes 13 studies in 230 results
  3. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 31 results
  4. Ulcer : 1 outcome 2 studies in 15 results
  5. Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Epidermoid Carcinoma) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 2 results
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Drugs Related to Congo Red

  1. Amyloid (Amyloid Fibrils)
  2. Agar
  3. Antibodies
  4. Phenol (Carbolic Acid)
  5. Prednisolone (Predate)
  6. catch-relaxing peptide (Mytilus)
  7. thioflavin T
  8. Eosine Yellowish-(YS) (Eosin)
  9. Hematoxylin (Haematoxylon)
  10. Serum Amyloid P-Component
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Therapies Related to Congo Red

  1. Vagotomy
  2. Lasers (Laser)
  3. Proximal Gastric Vagotomy
  4. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
  5. Vitrectomy
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