RE: Haematoxylin

From:Van Hecke Donald


I had the same problem concerning the Mercuric oxide in the Harris's
haematoxylin and personal safety/waste disposal. I changed my Haematoxylin
to a Gill II and use it for Papanicolaou and H&E staining (both regressive
staining with short differentiation in weak acid alcohol). I am very
satisfied with it. If you would like to make the staining solutions
yourself, I can advise you to look into the Stainfile webpages. This website
has some exellent pages on Haematoxylin, including recipies for home
brewing. You can find the stainfile at : . Success!

Best regards,

Donald Van Hecke
Lab. Ana. Path.
AZ St. Lucas - Brugge

> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
> Van:	Rachel Stoat []
> Verzonden:	woensdag 19 december 2001 11:31
> Aan:
> Onderwerp:	Haematoxylin
> For health and safety reasons I am looking for a replacement for Harris's 
> Haematoxylin (or at least the mecuric oxide in it) which we use on a 
> linistain.  I would prefer not to buy a ready made solution, and the
> results 
> need to be similar to what we are getting now.
> Any suggestions or references would be appreciated!
> Thanks!
> Rachel
> _________________________________________________________________
> MSN Photos is the easiest way to share and print your photos: 

<< Previous Message | Next Message >>