Re: blue mucin in H&E
|From:||Janice Mahoney <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
I've worked with Pathologists who have said that the H&E was not good unless the mucin stains pale blue. Maybe you don't have a problem but have fixed one.
>>> a i d a n s c h u r r <Aidan.Schurr@hvh.co.nz> 10/04/00 08:51PM >>>
We have recently switched to a linear staining system, which
requires set, identical time in each solution. To facilitate this, the
concentration of the acid alcohol was lowered from 1% to 0.2%.
We are now experiencing blue staining of mucin in cervical, colonic
and gastric biopsies. Any thoughts?!
Aidan, New Zealand
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a i d a n c s c h u r r
section head, histology department
hutt valley health
lower hutt, new zealand
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