• Tissue processing & embedding
  • Paraffin-embedded and frozen tissue sections¬†for:
    • routine histology
    • special stain
    • immunohistology

For immunohistochemical staining, contact the Biorepository and Tissue Research Facility.

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Special Stains


Stain Application How performed
Hematoxylin and Eosin Tissue pathology and inflammation Automated
Safranin  O Cartilage Automated
Oil Red O Adipose tissues Manual
Aldehyde Fuchsin Beta cells in pancreatic islets Manual
Giemsa Nucleated blood cells Automated
Periodic Acid Schiff (PAS) Basement membrane Automated
Gomori’s Trichrome Fibrosis or sclerosis Manual
Masson’s Trichrome Fibrosis or sclerosis Manual
Picrosirius Red Collagen Manual
Toluidine Blue Eosinophils Manual


Masson's Trichrome stain on rat kidney
Masson’s Trichrome stain-rat kidney

aldehyde fuschin stain on pancreas
Aldehyde Fuchsin stain-pancreas

Gomori trichrome
Gomori Trichrome

periodic acid Schiff stain on rat kidney
PAS-rat kidney

H&E stain on testes
H&E Testes