RE: [Histonet] FW: HTL question

From:"Marshall Terry Dr, Consultant Histopathologist"

C is the best answer.
D is plain wrong. Moreover, it is ridiculous.


-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of
Bartlett, Jeanine (CDC/CCID/NCZVED)
Sent: 11 April 2007 18:24
Subject: [Histonet] FW: HTL question


I am forwarding this email from a young lady I know that is studying for
her HTL.  I will pass along your responses.  Thanks in advance for

Jeanine Bartlett, BS, HT(ASCP)QIHC
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Infectious Diseases Pathology
Branch 1600 Clifton Road, MS/G-32
Atlanta, GA  30333
(404) 639-3590

> ______________________________________________ 
> From: 	Packard, Michelle (CDC/CCID/NCZVED)  
> Sent:	Wednesday, April 11, 2007 1:21 PM
> To:	Bartlett, Jeanine (CDC/CCID/NCZVED)
> Subject:	RE: HTL question
> The following question is in the Histotechnology BOR Study Guide
> Practice Questions 2nd Edition published by ASCP:
> For light microscopic evaluation it is generally necessary to use
> special stains to demonstrate fungi in tissue sections because fungi:
> A. can only be seen using silver impregnation
> B. are removed in the routine staining process
> C. stain variably with the H&E procedure
> D. are never demonstrated with routine procedures
> The consensus here is that C is the best answer, however, the answer
> key lists D as correct.  Would like to get some feedback on this if
> possible.  Is the answer key wrong or am I missing something?  
> In preparing for the exam, has anyone run across any other answers
> from this text that appear to be wrong?  
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