RE: Amoeba?

From:"Weems, Joyce"

This is Heidenhain's Iron (sp?), I believe.
Joyce Weems
Pathology Manager
Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta

	-----Original Message-----
	From:	Jennifer MacDonald []
	Sent:	Thursday, October 04, 2001 1:02 PM
	To:	Jasper, Thomas;
	Subject:	Re: Amoeba?

	There is an iron hematoxylin method to stain for amoeba (Entamoeba
	histolytica).  I believe it is in the AFIP staining maunal, which I
do not
	have.  We used this procedure at the last place that I worked.

	Jennifer MacDonald

	> Hello everyone,
	> I had a pathologist ask me today if I knew of a procedure to
	> demonstrate amoeba. I've never heard of this, neither had she. I
	> speculating that they could show up with standard H+E, I really
	> I would appreciate any feedback.
	> Thomas Jasper HT(ASCP) BAS
	> Histology Team Leader
	> SMDC Clinical Laboratory
	> Duluth, MN

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