Re: fast red for collagen

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Date sent:      	Tue, 20 Feb 2001 16:42:51 -0600
From:           	kwalters <>
Subject:        	fast red for collagen
To:             	histo <>

> Hi again,
> I had an investigator ask me to perform a fast red stain on some FFPE heart 
> samples to look for collagen.  I usually use a trichrome, but I do try to 
> please!  My histo book doesn't list it.  Does anybody do this?
Kathy, try a van Gieson. If your solution is good, bright red collagen 
against the yellow cardiac muscle.

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