RE: Bacteria Stain

From:"Bartlett, Jeanine"

I am interested in this procedure as well.

Jeanine Bartlett, HT(ASCP)
Centers for Disease Control
Infectious Disease Pathology Activity
Atlanta, GA

-----Original Message-----
From: Mike & Phyllis Thaxton []
Sent: Tuesday, January 21, 2003 8:30 PM
Subject: Re: Bacteria Stain

Can you send a copy of the procedure. Our B&B isn't the best either.


>From: Cindy/Rick DuBois 
>To: "Dunn-Jena, Patsy A" ,
>Subject: Re: Bacteria Stain
>Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2003 10:41:02 -0800 (PST)
>We use a McDonalds Gram Stain.  It works beautifully and only takes 5 
>minutes.  It uses:
>Carbol Fuschin
>Gentian violet
>Grams decolorizer
>Grams Iodine
>Our doctors love this over the brown & brenn
>-------Original Message-------
>From: "Dunn-Jena, Patsy A" 
>Sent: 01/16/03 12:30 PM
>Subject: Bacteria Stain
> >
> > Need to know which stain most of you feel most comfortable with to check
>for bacteria.  Was instructed to do a Brown & Brenn which has not come out 
>my satisfaction any of the 3 times I have done it.  FINALLY have them
>convinced to let me try a Brown & Hopps.  Any words of advice would be 
>appreciated.  This is being done on Formalin Fixed, EDTA decalcified
>paraffin embedded bone/tooth sections.
>Patsy Dunn-Jena, RVT, LAT, HT (ASCP)
>Indiana University School of Dentistry
>Mineralized Tissue and Histology Research Laboratory
>Indianapolis, IN
> >

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