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special stain

A stain that highlights features of a cell or organism that cannot be readily identified with routine histological or microbiological staining techniques.
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pylori) based on endoscopic biopsy with the help of special stains in gastritis cases.
All lesions were studied with respect to clinical history, physical examination, histopathological examination of biopsy material on HE stain and also on special stains when required.
Interface changes are typically lacking, and special stains for fungi (Gomori-Grocott methenamine silver stain, periodic acid-Schiff) and tissue cultures will demonstrate organisms.
Therefore, pathologists need to make a greater effort to separate adenocarcinoma from squamous cell carcinoma; this includes a limited workup with special stains such as immunohistochemistry or mucin stains.
So in PIH, placenta affected by ischemia shows variety of changes both morphologically and histologically which can be appreciated by light microscopy and special stains.
Because lobular carcinoma cells produce mucin that can be detected by Alcian blue special stain on formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue section, (14-16) we sought to examine the possibility of modifying this stain to be used on touch preparation (TP) of SLN in patients with ILC.
It contains a dual abrasive system that effectively and gently cleans teeth without being overly abrasive and also contains a special stain fighting agent that helps remove stains.
If the necrotic portion of the granuloma is not represented on the slide with the special stain, it may be productive to recut the block and repeat the stain.
Tenders are invited for Supply of Special stain solution.
In an effort to streamline the digital pathology workflow for practitioners and technicians, OptraSCAN is releasing its next generation digital pathology system that will include key capabilities for walk-away automation, automated tissue AOI detection, smart feature' design, customization for special stains and a live view mode' app for remote frozen sections.
Their topics include immunohistochemistry and special stains in liver pathology, the almost normal liver biopsy, Wilson disease and other inherited metabolic diseases of the liver, molecular genetics of liver diseases, and benign and malignant biliary tumors.

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