Re: [Histonet] Stain for fungi in cytological smear

From:Matt Prideaux

The lab I used to work at did Grocott's staining for fungi on cytology smears
regularly, without the cells washing off. I think the slides were APES

Hope that helps.

Matt Prideaux
Academic Unit of Bone Biology
Division of Clinical Sciences (South)
D Floor (DU20) Medical School
Henry Wellcome Laboratories for Medical Research
University of Sheffield
Beech Hill Road
S10 2RX


> Good morning all! I have a request to stain a cytological smear of a nasal 
> wash for cryptococcus. I have never stained smears for fungi, just tissue. 
> Does anyone have any experience or suggestions?
> Rae Ann Staskiewicz HT(ASCP)
> Section Head-Histology
> Galesburg Animal Disease Lab
> 2100 S. Lake Storey Rd
> Galesburg, IL 61401
> (309) 344-2451
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