Special Stains for Alzheimer's Disease


Please help me with this inquiry. 

A patient from the hospital has a pre-op of Alzheimer's Disease.  We have a portion of cerebral tissue to work with.  My pathologist requires the following stains to be done:

1.  A stain for beta amyloid to characterize neuritic plaques.
2.  A stain for tau paired helical filaments to characterize neurofibrillary tangles.
3.  A stain for alpha synuclein to look for Lewy bodies.

Which stains are we required to do to represent these elements? The only stain I am familiar with is the Belchowski (spelling check) stain.

All suggestions are welcomed and greatly appreciated.

Lead Tech
Allan Memorial

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