[Histonet] Modified acid fast stain for actinomyces
Marshall Terry Dr,
Terry.Marshall <@t> rothgen.nhs.uk
Wed Sep 8 08:19:44 CDT 2004
No modification is needed. Neither does it stain the Actinomyces. Rather, the club shaped ends of the filaments, being an antigen-antibody complex - known as Splendore-Hoeppli phenomenon - are stained red. They are not necessarily present.
Dr Terry L Marshall, B.A.(Law), M.B.,Ch.B.,F.R.C.Path
Rotherham General Hospital
terry.marshall <@t> rothgen.nhs.uk
From: Angela Bitting [mailto:akbitting <@t> geisinger.edu]
Sent: 08 September 2004 13:53
To: histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
Subject: [Histonet] Modified acid fast stain for actinomyces
Anyone have a recipe for this stain?
Angela Bitting, HT(ASCP)
Technical Specialist, Histology
Geisinger Medical Center
100 N Academy Ave.
Danville, PA 17822
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