Re: special stains

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From:Carla Shoffeitt <>,
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  The hot water tends to speed up staining as chemical reactions speed up 
with the addition of heat.  This same practice can be applied during some 
H&E staining procedures...some bluing of the sections can be achieved if 
slides are rinsed in warm water after they leave Hematoxylin.

Carla Shoffeitt, B.S., H.T.(ASCP)
Histology Supervisor
Columbus Regional Medical Center

>From: "RUSS ALLISON" <>
>Subject: Re: special stains
>Date: Sun, 7 May 2000 11:04:18 GMT0BST
>I have never heard of the hot water wash after staining.  Please,
>somebody tell me about it.
>Also, why only after "special" stains?
>Russ Allison,
>Dental School

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