Re: Sputum -GMS stain

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From:"Bill Sinai (Anatomical Pathology)" <>
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Date:          Thu, 17 Aug 2000 17:16:01 -0700
From:          "Brody,Juanita X" <>
Subject:       Sputum -GMS stain
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Does anyone know if the stain is affected by the sodium chloride used to
induce the patient?
Thanks in advance

Any silver staining will be affected by chloride ions unless the 
slide is well washed with distilled water prior to staining.

Bill Sinai
Department Manager
Tissue Pathology
ICPMR Westmead Hospital 
Phone 61+2+9845 7774  Fax 61+2+9687 2330

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