Re: GI Biopsy Inking @ Gross Station

From:"Rodney L. Slyter"

Try about 10 mls of alcoholic eosin in the first 100% alcohol on the
processor, this wil color everything nicely.

William Thoendel wrote:

> Hi All,
> What type of stain do the PA's or pathologists put on gastric and colon
> biopsies when they gross the tissue to aide the embedder the following
> morning?  I have been using safranin for years but have now encountered
> questioning from the histo department that some nuclear detail is
> 'smudgy'... can this be attributed to the safranin??
> Thanks,
> Bill Thoendel
> Temp-PA in Oak Ridge, TN
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