[Histonet] Preferred green counterstain for GMS?

Patrick Laurie foreightl <@t> gmail.com
Tue Mar 8 12:52:39 CST 2011

Our lab uses Light Green SF yellowish.  Both Carson and Shehan's
procedure (adapted from AFIP) use Light Green SF yellowish.  However
either Light Green SF yellowish or Fast Green FCF imparts a green
color to all components of the section (J.A. Kiernan).  Tartrazine is

Good luck!

On Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 8:37 AM, Langsdorf, Aliete E.
<AlieteE_Langsdorf <@t> dfci.harvard.edu> wrote:
> Hi,
> What is your preferred green counterstain for GMS?
> In the kit I have, it suggests Fast Green FCF, Light Green SF Yellowish or
> Tartrazine.
> Which should I buy?
> Any help is appreciated!
> Thanks!
> ~Ally
> Senior Research Technician
> Medical Oncology
> Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
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Patrick Laurie HT(ASCP)QIHC
CellNetix Pathology & Laboratories
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Seattle, WA 98104
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