Re: Stain for meconium

From:Greg Dobbin <dobbin@Upei.CA>

You can do Hall's Method for Bilirubin, Ayoub-Shklar for Keratin, 
and Alcian Blue-PAS for mucins (particularily if the meconium you 
are staining is in the lungs). Cheers! Greg

From:           	A G DU TOIT <AGDT@GERGA.SUN.AC.ZA>
Subject:        	Stain for meconium
To:             	HistoNet Server <>

> To all Histonetters,  
> I have to do a stain for meconium and I cannot find a method. Please help!!  
> Any help in this regard would be appreciated.  
> Thanks in advance.  
> André du Toit  
> Dept of Anatomical Pathology  
> Tygerberg Hospital  
> Bellville  
> South Africa 

Greg Dobbin
Pathology Lab
Atlantic Veterinary College, U.P.E.I.
550 Unviversity Ave.
Charlottetown, P.E.I.
Canada,  C1A 4P3
Phone: (902)566-0744
Fax: (902)566-0851

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