Re: Mercurechrome

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From:Mick Rentsch <ausbio@nex.com.au> (by way of histonet)
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Dear Elizabeth,
we tried mercurochrome as a colourant for small tissues and biopsies to make
embedding easier, boy! did it cause some problems, destroying morphology,
blocking staining reactions etc. We never did find a way of removing it ,
even bleaching did not work, so upon threats of bodily abuse by my
Pathologist, we never used it again.
Regards Mike (Downunder)
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From: Elizabeth Morehead <DREWSB@smtpgw2.musc.edu>
To: HistoNet@pathology.swmed.edu <HistoNet@pathology.swmed.edu>
Date: Wednesday, 17 February 1999 8:05
Subject: Mercurechrome


>Has anyone had experience with mercurochrome stained tissue and HPV or
immuno staining?
>Or I should say, anybody know how to remove mercurochrome?
>Thanks, ya'll-
>Beth Morehead
>Med U of SC
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