Re: Amoeba?

From:Jennifer MacDonald

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 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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