RE: [Histonet] fungus control for PASfungus

From:"Weems, Joyce"

That will prove your stain worked, but I would use the same control you use for GMS - that way you know how the the fungus looks... 
my 2 cents! j

Joyce Weems
Pathology Manager
Saint Joseph's Hospital 
5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30342
404-851-7376 - Phone
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-----Original Message-----
[]On Behalf Of Bansal,
Sent: Wednesday, March 07, 2007 9:25 AM
Subject: [Histonet] fungus control for PASfungus

Is it acceptable to use kidney tissue as a control for PAS stain when looking for fungus? We have been having a debate on this issue and would like to know what you all think.
Meera Bansal MD
Mercy Medical Center
Rockville Centre, NY

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