Re: Mercury poisoning tissue stain?

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From:Alexander Nader <> (by way of histonet)
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On Thu, 08 Oct 1998 19:00:13 -0700, A. Mark Briones wrote:

>Has anyone been able to demonstrate tissue deposition in acute, possibly
>chronic mercury poisoning cases? Does anyone have a good tissue stain for
>mercury deposits, our pathologist would like to demonstrate deposition if it
>can be stained? Kidney? Liver? Brain?  Are there any tissues in anyone's
>"banks" that has demonstrated positive mercury staining so I could validate
>any finding on this unfortunate case?  Thanks.

what about back-scattered electron imgaging? We do this as element analysis
to show the content of Ca,
Fluor in bone. I' ll ask my REM technician on monday if it is possible with
mercury too.

				Dr. Alexander Nader
			           Rossauer Laende 35a/32
				     A-1090 WIEN

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