[Histonet] GMS

From:"DeLovino, Salvacion S."

Is your deionized water still good? We had the same problem one time and the
culprit was the water.



>From: "Karen Harmon" 
>Subj>From: "Karen Harmon" 
>Subject: [Histonet] Pneumocystis carnii staining
>Date: Mon, 28 Mar 2005 16:25:33 -0600
>We use a GMS stain to demonstrate pneuomcyctis with successful results 
>about 50% of the time.   We have taken this procedure apart step by step, 
>solution by solution and are at our wits end to determine the cause for 
>failure.  I can assure you that over the past 3 weeks, there is no variable

>that we have not tried.    The ironic part is we never have a problem  
>demonstrating fungi with the GMS, in fact, we never had any problems at all

>with other silver procedures.
>Can anyone help with our hit and miss problem with pneumocystis?

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