Periodic Acid Leucofuchsin Method – (PAS)

For General tissue stain.

Stain results:

Nuclei   Black on Blue
Cytoplasm   Gray, Yellow or Orange (depending on the counter stain)
Collagen   Pink (Orange if Picric Acid is used as counterstain)
Reticulum   Purplish Red (Orange red if Picric acid is used)
Glycogen-   Dark Purplish Red
EpitheFilbrin- lial mucin   Red-Purple to Violet
Fibrin-   Pink (Pink to violet if the Weigert Fibrin variant was used as a counterstain)

References:

  • Clark, G.: Staining Procedures, Williams & Wilkins Co., Baltimore, 3rd Ed., c. 1973, p.156.
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Cat #: 26853-01 Description: Schiff’s Reagent Pack: 500 mL Price: $56.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26853-02 Description: Periodic Acid, 1%, Aqueous Pack: 500 mL Price: $26.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26853-03 Description: Sodium Bisulfite, 0.05M, Aque Pack: 500 mL Price: $20.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26853-04 Description: Mayer’s acid Hemalum Sol., or Pack: 500 mL Price: $45.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26853-05 Description: Weigert’s Iron Hematoxylin A Pack: 500 mL Price: $41.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26853-06 Description: Weigert’s Iron Hematoxylin B Pack: 500 mL Price: $28.00 Add to Quote:
Cat #: 26853-07 Description: Picric Acid, Saturated, Aque, Pack: 500 mL Price: $27.00 Add to Quote:
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