I have used a Calcoflour White stain on amoebae in corneal specimens. The
problem was it was fluorescent and you need a specific wavelength to use for
visualization. In the end the PAS and/or H&E really worked just fine.
> From: Jasper, Thomas
> Sent: Thursday, October 4, 2001 10:57 AM
> To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
> Subject: Amoeba?
> Hello everyone,
> I had a pathologist ask me today if I knew of a procedure to specifically
> demonstrate amoeba. I've never heard of this, neither had she. I am
> speculating that they could show up with standard H+E, I really don't
> I would appreciate any feedback.
> Thomas Jasper HT(ASCP) BAS
> Histology Team Leader
> SMDC Clinical Laboratory
> Duluth, MN
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