Fw: [Histonet] Top 10 stains

Patricia Valente pvalente <@t> sbcglobal.net
Fri Apr 20 16:29:03 CDT 2007

Subject: Re: [Histonet] Top 10 stains

top ten special stains that I seem to do 
1. Pap on my fingertips
2. Gram on the bench and sink
3. PAS on my new white sneakers
4. GMS on the microsope stage
5. Trichrome on the phone reciever
6. Mucicarmine on the computer keyboard
7. AFB on the balance pan
8. Everything on my lab coat\
 9. even more of everthing when I don't wear a lab coat
10. Must remember to do final decolorisation step for all of these.
They tried to give me a desk job!!

Pat Valente
San Antonio

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From: "Webb, Dorothy
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To: Histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
Sent: Friday, April 20, 2007 10:34:31 AM
Subject: [Histonet] Top 10 stains

I feel like I am on David Letterman, but, here goes with the Top 10
special stains we do in our lab in order of highest usage first:
Giemsa, PAS for fungus, GMS (fungus), Iron, Trichrome, GMS
(pneumocystis), Reticulin, Gram, Congo Red, Elastic

Dorothy Webb, HT (ASCP)
Histology Technical Supervisor 
Regions Hospital, Pathology Department 
640 Jackson Street, Saint Paul, MN 55101-2595 
Phone: 651-254-2962
Fax: 651-254-2741 
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