Re: Mast cells.
In FFPE material: Ziehl-Neelsen marks mast cell granules beautifully.
What have your macrophages been eating? They MIGHT mark, but I doubt so
brilliantly as do mast cells; and fibroblasts will not mark.
At 16:31 07/01/03 +0000, Ian Montgomery wrote:
> Any suggestions for a stain or combination of stains, conventional
>or IHC, that will enable me to distinguish between mast cells, macrophages
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