For gram stains I always used muscle since it stains yellow and the
organisms stand out well. We did a spirochete once and used muscle as well.
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Seattle, WA 98195
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Jeanne Clark wrote:
> We are looking at making our own SS blocks from fresh tissue injected with organisms we can get from our Micro dept.
> Any advice on this......what type of fresh tissue?, etc.
> Jeanne Clark HT/MLT (ASCP)
> Pathology Manager Mission Hospitals
> 428 Biltmore Ave.
> Asheville, NC. 28801
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