RE: lipofuscin

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From:"Kellar, Eric" <kellarec@MSX.UPMC.EDU> (by way of histonet)
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For lipofuscin a Schmorl's ferric ferricyanide method, occasionally a
Prussian Blue reaction/H&E.
A Sudan Black B method will also demonstrate early lipofuscins, but we have
discontinued the procedure.

Eric Kellar
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

	From:  Jill Songer []
	Sent:  Thursday, February 04, 1999 5:14 AM
	Subject:  lipofuscin

	Hello netters,

	What are some of the stains being done out there for lipofuscin??

	Thanks for sharing.

	Jill Songer HT (ASCP)
	Veterinary Teaching Hospital
	Virginia Tech
	Blacksburg, VA

	Dear Jill,
	We use the Schmorls reaction for lipofuscin.There is a method in the
	edition of Bancroft and Stevens together with some other methods or
I can
	e-mail our method to you if that would be easier.

	Tony Brandwood,
	Dept.of Vet.Path.,
	Univ.of Liverpool,
	P.O. Box 147,
	L69 3BX.

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