Re: Nail by paraffin section?
Muhammad, You can soften up those toenails with an hair remover such as
"NAIR". Just soak them in it for several days until they are soft and
>From: Melissa Jans
>To: Histology , firstname.lastname@example.org
>Subject: Re: Nail by paraffin section?
>Date: Wed, 04 Jun 2003 09:30:00 -0700 (PDT)
>We routinely do a PAS stain for fungus on toenails with good staining
>results. However, you may find that the most difficult problem you will
>run into is getting the section to stay on the slide. We have found that
>slides coated with APES solution works best, with Stay-On in your
>waterbath. Good Luck!!
>University of Iowa Healthcare
>Can anyone out there in histoland tell me what the procedure is for
>detection of fungal infection of nail by paraffin section? Thanks
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