Fw: pcp stain
We use the gms also..Microwave ..Best results are with chromic acid..rather
than periodic acid..for us anyway.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Johnson, Teri"
Sent: Friday, April 05, 2002 3:05 PM
Subject: RE: pcp stain
> It's actually short for Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia...which is a
> Teri Johnson
> Managing Director Histology Core Facility
> Stowers Institute for Medical Research
> 1000 E. 50th St.
> Kansas City, Missouri 64110
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> Sent: Friday, April 05, 2002 2:46 PM
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> Subject: Re:pcp stain
> We use the Grocott Methanime Silver in Carson's book (or maybe a slight
> variation of it) and it works good. What are you currently using? If it
> the GMS- How old are your Chromic acid or Gold Chloride solutions?
> SIlly question- I've been in the field two years now and I can't figure
> where they get PCP. I know the bug is Pneumocystis carinii- so why not
> Where's the last P come from?!?
> >From: DeBari@mail.holyname.org
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> >Subject: Re:pcp stain
> >Date: Fri, 05 Apr 2002 12:13:41 -0500
> >Our PCP stain seems to be very inconsistent, often times too dark. Can
> >send me a good pcp staining procedure.
> >Thank You
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