[Histonet] IHC for RE:Staining for Helicobacter pylori

Gayle Callis gcallis <@t> montana.edu
Mon Jul 25 12:25:52 CDT 2005

Dear Tom,

If I had to do Helicobacter, I would vote for IHC too!!!  Very specific for 
identification of Helicobacter in human tissues, I only wished I had it for 
murine animal model work but no antibody was available - boo hoo!!!   There 
is a nice method published in Histologic, Sakura Finetek website on doing 
this IHC, and it was wonderful.

At 07:05 AM 7/25/2005, you wrote:
>We have been doing them by IHC for the last few years.  Overkill, I know.
>The paths never like the Giemsa and we had so much trouble with the
>Warthin-Starry (consistency, repeats, etc) that I just switched to IHC.
>Works every time.
>Tom McNemar, HT(ASCP)
>Histology Co-ordinator
>Licking Memorial Hospital
>Newark, Ohio  43055

Gayle Callis
Research Histopathology Supervisor
Veterinary Molecular Biology
Montana State University - Bozeman
PO Box 173610
Bozeman MT 59717-3610
406 994-6367 (lab with voice mail)
406 994-4303 (FAX)

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