Grocott-Gomori methenamine-silver stain

Gro·cott-Go·mo·ri meth·en·a·mine-sil·ver stain (GMS),

(grō'kot gō-mō'rē'),
a modification of Gomori methenamine-silver stain for fungi in which sections are pretreated with chromic acid before addition of the methenamine-silver solution and then counterstained with light green to demonstrate black-brown fungi against a pale green background.


George, Hungarian histochemist in the U.S., 1904-1957.
Gomori chrome alum hematoxylin-phloxine stain - a technique used to demonstrate cytoplasmic granules.
Gomori method for chromaffin
Gomori nonspecific alkaline phosphatase stain - for histological demonstration of enzymes.
Gomori one-step trichrome stain - a connective tissue stain.
Gomori silver impregnation stain - a reliable method for reticulin, as an aid in the diagnosis of neoplasm and early cirrhosis of the liver.
Grocott-Gomori methenamine-silver stain - a modification of Gomori methenamine-silver stain for fungi.
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They stained positively with periodic acid-Schiff (Figure 4) and Grocott-Gomori methenamine-silver stain (Figure 5).
Colonoscopic biopsy specimens showed acute and chronic inflammation with numerous eosinophils and poorly formed granulomas with giant cells surrounding organisms that were morphologically consistent with fungal elements that stain positively with periodic acid-Schiff and Grocott-Gomori methenamine-silver stains.