Do you mean all your tissue is too pink after staining with H&E?

Try checking the pH of the eosin. Should be between 4-5.
Adjust with acetic acid.

More information on what stain and what exactly it looks like
would be more helpful.

Peggy A. Wenk, HLT(ASCP)
William Beaumont Hospital
Royal Oak, MI 48073

----- Original Message -----
From: "Heather Earp-Jones" 
Sent: Friday, July 27, 2001 4:10 AM
Subject: "pink's disease"

> Hi
> I am looking for information on pink's disease. One our lab's is
> experiencing this problem which is affecting the quality of the staining.
> What in your opinion causes it and what can be done to remedy the
> Any input would be welcome.
> Thanks
> H.Earp-Jones
> SA


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