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1

how does bacteria stain on H and E?

blue

2

how does collagen stain on H and E?

red/pink

3

how does fibrin stain on H and E?

pink/red

4

how does calcium stain on H and E?

blue

5

how does thyroid colloid stain on H and E?

pink/red

6

stain iron with

prussian blue

7

congo red stains

amyloid

8

PAS stains

- high carb content molecules
- ie glycogen storage diseaes
- walls of fungi can be filled with sugar--> stain w/ PAS

9

trichrome stains

- cells and connective tissue
- think FIBROSIS when see this stain!

10

reticulin stains

- collagen type III molecules
- increased in diseases with fibrosis

11

cytokeratin stains
( = an immunohitochemical (antibody) stain)

epithelial cells

12

vimentin stains
( = an immunohitochemical (antibody) stain)

stains cells of mesenchymal origin except the 3 muscle types; stains many sarcomas

13

desmin stains
( = an immunohitochemical (antibody) stain)

stains smooth, cardiac and skeletal muscle

14

acid-fast stain aka

- ziehl-neelson or fite stain
- stains acid-fast bacilli