Services

  • 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 inflammationAutomated
Safranin O
CartilageAutomated
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
Stains