RE: [Histonet] iron stain and carbol fuchsin

From:"Weems, Joyce"

That's why iron doesn't work well on the decaled biopsy... Joyce-----Original Message-----From:[]On Behalf Of JohnKiernanSent: Friday, December 10, 2004 10:40 AMTo: Jennifer MacDonaldCc: histonet@pathology.swmed.eduSubject: Re: [Histonet] iron stain and carbol fuchsinAcid generally removes iron, so probably not.John KiernanLondon, Canada.______________________________________________Jennifer MacDonald wrote:> >    A blood film was stained with carbol fuchsin.  It was intend= ed to be>    an  iron  stain.  The smear was decolorized quickly (few quick = dips)>    in  acid  alcohol.   Does anyone know the affect this would have on= a>    iron stain?  Can it be saved?_____________________________________________________________________________________________Histonet mailing listHistonet@lists.utsouthwestern.edu Notice ** The information contained in this message may be privileged and is confidential information intended for the use of the addressee listed above. If you are neither the intended recipient nor the employee or agent responsible for delivering this message to the intended recipient, you are hereby notified that any disclosure, copying, distribution or the taking of any action in reliance on the contents of this information is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify us immediately by replying to the message and deleting it from your computer.Thank you. Saint Josephs Health System, Inc.

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