RE: Alcian Yellow
|From:||"Charles.Embrey" (by way of histonet)|
Gimenez is hardly a new stain. I was using it at Children's Medical Center
in New Orleans 18 years ago. I should have a copy of the procedure
somewhere in my archives if anyone is interested.
Charles R. Embrey Jr., PA(AAPA), HT(ASCP)
From: Carla Shoffeitt [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2001 1:03 PM
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Subject: Re: Alcian Yellow
This new h.pylori stain from Poly-Scientific sounds like an AFB stain. I
am curoius to know more about it and how it works. Do you have a procedure
for it yet?
Carla J. Shoffeitt
Columbus Regional Medical Center
>From: Tara Miller
>Subject: Re: Alcian Yellow
>Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2001 15:44:24 -0500
>We were informed by Polyscientific that it would no longer be available.
>It's the same with everybody. Instead, Polyscientific gave us a new H
>stain called Gimenez Technique for H Pylori. We just got it today so we
>haven't tried it yet. It's a Carbol Fuchsin and Malachite Green
>We'll let everybody know what we think soon.
>We still have some Alcian Yellow that we are reserving for one pathologist
>who is red/green color blind. :)
>Tara Oakes, HT (ASCP)
>>From: Bonnie McMahill
>>Subject: Alcian Yellow
>>Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2001 00:15:35 +0800
>>I guess I've totally missed all of the info going on about alcian yellow
>>and it's unavailability through Sigma now... since we've been automated in
>>this area. We now do not have any alcian yellow left for a backup if we
>>need to stain manually. Is there any available, or an alternative that
>>will work...any help would be good, sorry to repeat this...
>>Sacred Heart Medical Center
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