Re: [Histonet] To all Histotechs:

From:"Mary North"

>From Dezna Sheehan's book:  Tests for Schiff reagent:  Chemical(AFIP). 
Pour 10 ml of 37-40% formalin into a watch glass.  To this add a few
drops of the Schiff reagent to be tested.  A good Schiff reagent will
rapidly turn a red-purple color.  A deteriorating Schiff reagent will
give a delayed reaction and the color produced will be a deep
Mary North
OHSU, Portland, OR
>>> "Jenny Lucas"  11/17/2004 9:36:21 AM >>>

To all Histotechs:

Can someone provide me with the name of the indicator used to
whether or not the primary staining solution used in the PAS procedure
is still viable?


Jenny Lucas    B.S., B.A., CTBS (AATB)
West Virginia University Tissue Bank
Tissue Bank Associate

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