Re: stain for crypto

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From:"Histomail\\" <>
To:"Bonnie Whitaker" <>
Date:Wed, 23 Jun 1999 13:15:00 +1000
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I'm not sure about Fontana, but Grocott's is fine and Acridine Orange
technique of Erwin Haas works particularly fine. Never had a failure I'm
aware of with either of these, except the Acridine method is much easier to
Regards Mike (Downunder)
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From: Bonnie Whitaker <>
To: histonet <>
Date: Wednesday, 23 June 1999 10:05
Subject: stain for crypto

>Hi All!
>One of my pathologists has a lung biopsy that she suspects crypto in,
>however it did not stain with mucicarmine.  She read somewhere that
>Fontana-Masson would stain a strain of crypto that was muci negative....
>one of you biochemistry wizards explain to us what would be staining (if
>indeed this is correct) and shed any light on any special problems or
>techniques required here.
>Bonnie Whitaker

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