This is Heidenhain's Iron (sp?), I believe.
Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta
From: Jennifer MacDonald [SMTP:email@example.com]
Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2001 1:02 PM
To: Jasper, Thomas; firstname.lastname@example.org
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
have. We used this procedure at the last place that I worked.
> 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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