Re: stain for goblet cells

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Date sent:      	Thu, 11 Jan 2001 15:30:24 -0500
From:           	Amy Self <>
Subject:        	stain for goblet cells
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> 	Is there another stain other than alcian blue pH 2.5 that can be
> used to stain GI biopsy when looking for goblet cells.   Someone told me
> that there is a stain that came from Allegiance that was just a quick dip
> and that was all there was to it.  I have heard of a diff quik stain from
> Allegiance but I thought that it was used for H. pylori.  Thanks

goblet cells are clearly seen in H&E stained sections when using a 
formulation such as Gill 3 or Ehrlich's haematoxylin.Not as pretty 
but easily incorporated into the routine.

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