hematoxylin-eosin stain


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hematoxylin-eosin stain

A widely used method of staining tissues for microscopic examination. It stains nuclei blue-black and cytoplasm pink.
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The crystals are basophilic or violet on hematoxylin-eosin stain (H&E), are magenta on periodic acid-Schiff special staining with diastase, are nonpolarizable, and have a rectangular shape, resembling broken glass (Figure 5, A).
The CD3 and CD20 stains were also evaluated using the 0 to 3+ scoring system similar to that described for the inflammatory infiltrate by hematoxylin-eosin stain in Figure 1.
Hematoxylin-eosin stain (A); loss of expression of MLH1 (B); positive for cadherin-17 (C), SATB-2 (D), TFF3 (E), and MUC4 (F) (original magnifications X400).