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Stain Kits

 
fat stain kit oil red o propylene glycol

Fat, Oil Red O, Propylene Glycol Stain Kit

This procedure is classified as a physical staining method and is used for identification of fat/lipid in frozen sections.

Part # 9119A250ml kit $188.50 
 
Mast Cell Toluidine Blue Stain for Histology

Mast Cell, Toluidine Blue Stain

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Hematoxylin & Eosin (H&E) Regressive Stain

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Hematoxylin and Eosin (H&E) Progressive Stain

Hematoxylin and Eosin (H&E) Progressive Stain

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Feulgen Reaction

New! Feulgen Reaction DNA Stain

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Carbohydrate Stains

 
alcian blue 1% pH 2.5 stain kit

Alcian Blue 1%, pH 2.5 Stain Kit

This procedure, with included hyaluronidase method for stromal mucin digestion, is designed to stain acid epithelial mucin (sialomucin, sulfomucin) as well as stromal (mesenchymal) mucin. The hyaluronidase digestion step is used for further differentiation of acid epithelial from stromal mucin.

Part # 9102A250ml kit $151.70 
Part # 9102B500ml kit $193.90 
 
Alcian Blue - H&E Metanil Yellow Stain

Alcian Blue - H&E Metanil Yellow Stain

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alcian blue PAS stain kit periodic acid schiff

Alcian Blue/PAS Stain Kit

This procedure is used to differentiate between acidic epithelial mucins (sialomucin, sulfomucin) and neutral epithelial mucin and is a means of detecting the overall presence of mucins.  Acidic mucins are stained with the Alcian Blue technique while neutral mucins and glycogen are stained by the PAS reaction.

Part # 91022A250ml kit $181.10 
Part # 91022B500ml kit $325.20 
 
colloidal iron stain kit muller mowry

Colloidal Iron, Müller-Mowry Stain Kit

This procedure is used to demonstrate acid epithelial mucin (sialomucin, sulfomucin) and stromal (mesenchymal) mucin. This method is also excellent for the demonstration of the encapsulated yeast Cryptococcus neoformans.

Part # 9110A250ml kit $274.70H
 
mucin stain kit mayer mucicarmine

Mucin, Mayer Mucicarmine Stain Kit

This procedure, with included microwave modification, is used to stain acid epithelial mucin (sialomucin, sulfomucin) and is also useful for the demonstration of the encapsulated yeast Cryptococcus neoformans.

Part # 9151A250ml kit $149.00H
Part # 9151B500ml kit $224.50H
 
periodic acid schiff pas stain kit

Periodic Acid Schiff (PAS) Stain Kit

This procedure, with included methods for glycogen digestion, is used for staining of glycoproteins and may aid in the differential diagnosis of tumors through the detection of acid/neutral epithelial mucins and/or glycogen.   Digestion steps can be employed for further identification of mucosubstances.  PAS is also useful for staining basement membranes and fungal cell walls.

Part # 9162A250ml kit $198.10H
Part # 9162B500ml kit $274.40H

Connective Tissue & Muscle Fiber Stains

 
basement membrane stain kit gomori

Basement Membrane, Gomori Stain Kit

No Titration!

This procedure, with included microwave modification, is a straightforward silver technique similar to the Jones Method for identification of glomerular and tubular basement membranes in renal tissue.

Part # 9167A250ml kit $314.80 
 
collagen stain kit ptah mallory

Phosphotungstic Acid Hematoxylin (PTAH) Stain Kit

This procedure, with included microwave modification, is used for the demonstration of collagen, muscle striations and central nervous system (CNS) structures. The Zenker fixative used in this procedure is modified with zinc chloride and does not contain mercury.

Part # 9111A250ml kit $139.20H
 
elastic stain kit verhoeff

Elastic, Verhoeff Stain Kit

This procedure, commonly referred to as Verhoeff-Van Gieson technique, is used to demonstrate pathologic changes in elastic fibers as well as demonstration of normal elastic tissue such as arteries and veins.

Part # 9116A250ml kit $192.60H
Part # 9116B500ml kit $259.50H
 
Movat Russell Modified Pentachrome Stain

Movat-Russell Modified Pentachrome Stain Kit

This stain kit provides a single staining procedure that demonstrates five connective tissue elements; mucin, fibrin, elastic fibers, muscle, and collagen, along with nuclei.

Part # 9150A250ml $469.00H
 
reticulum stain kit gordon sweets

Reticulum, Gordon & Sweets Stain Kit

This procedure is a silver staining method for demonstration of reticular fibers; regarded as specialized connective tissue fibers.  This stain is useful in the differential diagnosis of certain types of tumors.

Part # 9168A250ml kit $378.30H
 
trichrome stain kit gomori one step aniline blue

Trichrome, Gomori One-Step, Aniline Blue Stain Kit

This procedure, with included microwave modification, uses a one-step solution combining a plasma stain and a connective tissue stain to differentially demonstrate collagen and muscle fibers.

Part # 9176B250ml kit $140.90H
Part # 9176A500ml kit $214.80H
 
trichrome stain kit gomori one step fast green

Trichrome, Gomori One-Step, Fast Green Stain Kit

This procedure, with included microwave modification, uses a one-step solution combining a plasma stain and a connective tissue stain to differentially demonstrate collagen and muscle fibers.

Part # 9175A250ml kit $140.90H
 
trichrome stain kit masson aniline blue

Trichrome, Masson, Aniline Blue Stain Kit

This procedure, with included microwave modification, is used to differentially demonstrate connective tissue elements, collagen and muscle fibers.

Part # 9179A250ml kit $296.70H
Part # 9179B500ml kit $383.20H
 
trichrome stain kit masson fast green

Trichrome, Masson, Fast Green Stain Kit

This procedure, with included microwave modification, is used to differentially demonstrate connective tissue elements, collagen and muscle fibers.

Part # 9180A250ml kit $275.10H
 
trichrome stain kit mcletchie aniline blue

Trichrome, McLetchie, Aniline Blue Stain Kit

This procedure is useful for the demonstration of collagen and muscle fibers, has excellent staining results with bone marrow and renal biopsies and provides time effective trichrome results. This modified protocol differs from a standard trichrome procedure by not using a Bouin Fluid mordant or a hematoxylin nuclear stain.

Part # 9177A250ml kit $184.00H

Hematopoetic

 
 

Giemsa, May-Grunwald

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Giemsa, Stock

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Giemsa, Wolbach Stain

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Giemsa, Wright, Romanowsky for Smears

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Giemsa, Wright Stain, Modified for Tissue Sections

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Wright Stain, Unbuffered

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Wright Stain, Buffered

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Microorganism Stains

 
AFB acid fast bacteria stain kit

AFB, Basic Fuchsin, Ellis & Zabrowarny Stain Kit

This procedure, with included microwave modification, provides a safer method for staining acid-fast bacilli without the use of phenol.  A surfactant substitution is made for phenol which renders the bacterial cell wall permeable to the stain, with results comparable to the traditional Ziehl-Neelsen method.

Part # 91012A250ml kit $104.80H
 
AFB fite fites acid fast bacteria stain kit

AFB, Fite Stain Kit

This stain kit is used to detect the presence of either Nocardia sp. or Mycobacterium leprae sp. (causative agent of leprosy) in tissue sections with minor variations in the procedure.

Part # 91013A250ml kit $136.80H
 
AFB, Kinyoun Stain

AFB Stain, Kinyoun

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AFB acid fast bacteria ziehl neelsen stain kit

AFB, Ziehl-Neelsen Stain Kit

This procedure is used to demonstrate the presence of acid-fast mycobacteria in tissue sections. Acid-fastness is a physical property of certain bacteria and cellular structures.  Carbol Fuchsin Stain, Ziehl-Neelson, combines phenol and basic fuchsin that works to permeate the lipoid capsule of acid-fast organisms and renders them resistant to acid alcohol decolorization.

Part # 9101A250 ml kit $69.90H
 
differential stain kit microorganism stain

Differential Stain Kit

(use: Hematological Staining & Special Stain for Helicobacter pylori)

  • 2 year shelf-life

The Differential Stain kit for Smears and Touch Imprints, a modification of the Wright Giemsa Stain technique, uses aqueous based stain solutions and a methanol fixative.  This stain kit provides a rapid 3-step process that can be used for differential assessment of:  peripheral blood smears, touch imprints, fine needle aspirations (FNA), bone marrow biopsy aspirations, as well as detecting microorganisms.      

The Differential Stain procedure Helicobacter Pylori, sp. in Tissue Sections, a modification of the Wright Giemsa stain technique, provides a rapid staining method for demonstration of Helicobacter pylori sp. in gastrointestinal tissue sections. Procedures for both monochromatic and polychromatic versions of the Differential Stain are provided.         

Part # 9112B500ml kit $70.50H
 
fungus stain kit grocott methenamine silver gms

Fungus, Grocott Methenamine Silver (GMS) Stain Kit

This procedure, with included microwave modification, is one of the best staining methods for demonstrating a variety of fungal organisms including: Pneumocystis carinii, Aspergillus, Blastomyces, Candida and Histoplasma.

Part # 9121A250ml kit $251.90H
Part # 9121B500ml kit $457.30H
 
fungus stain kit pas light green

Fungus, PAS/Light Green Stain Kit

This procedure is used for identifying fungus and glycoproteins. Polysaccharides present in fungal cell walls are oxidized by the periodic acid to aldehydes. The aldehydes then react with Schiff Reagent, McManus to yield magenta colored fungi.

Part # 9122A250ml kit $147.40 
 
gram stain kit brown and hopps

Gram, Brown-Hopps Stain Kit

This procedure, is a superior and consistently reliable Gram stain that uses Gallego Solution to differentiate and fix staining of gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria in tissue sections.

Part # 9124A250ml kit $134.00H
 
gram stain kit brown brenn brown-brenn modified

Gram, Brown-Brenn Modified Stain Kit

This procedure is the traditional method used for differential staining of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria in tissue sections, cultures and smears.

Part # 9123A250ml kit $149.80H
 
gram stain kit hucker twort

Gram, Hucker-Twort Stain Kit

This stain kit is a rapid and simple procedure that stains gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria without the use of picric acid.  The Fast Green secondary counterstain provides the green background for clear detection of any red gram-negative bacteria present.

Part # 9125A250ml kit $149.90H
 
helicobacter stain kit toluidine blue alcian yellow

Helicobacter, Toluidine Blue / Alcian Yellow Stain Kit

This procedure is used for screening and detection of Helicobacter pylori in gastrointestinal biopsy specimens.

Part # 9130A250ml kit $246.60H
 
steiner chapman steiner-chapman stain kit

Steiner-Chapman Modified Silver Stain Kit

No Uranyl Nitrate!

This procedure, with included microwave modification, is used for staining spirochetes, Helicobacter pylori, Legionella pneumophila, other nonfilamentous bacteria and fungus. This modified method eliminates the use of Uranyl Nitrate and its regulatory and disposal requirements.

Part # 9172A250ml kit $221.20H
Part # 9172B500ml kit $388.30H
 
steiner steiner steiner-steiner silver stain kit

Steiner-Steiner Modified Silver Stain Kit

This procedure, with included microwave modifications, is a silver technique effective for the demonstration of spirochetes, Helicobacter pylori, Legionella pneumophila, other nonfilamentous bacteria and fungus.

Part # 9171A250ml kit $432.50H

Neurological Stains

 
bielschowsky neurological stain kit lester king mod

Bielschowsky, Lester-King Modified Stain Kit

This procedure is used to demonstrate nerve fibers, neurofibrils/tangles, senile plaques and axons.  This stain can be instrumental in the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and other neurological disorders.

Part # 9154A250ml kit $316.50H
 
neurological stain kit luxol fast blue cresyl echt violet

Luxol Fast Blue (LFB) / Cresyl Violet Stain Kit

This stain kit, with included microwave modification, is a commonly used procedure for the demonstration of myelin and Nissl substance in central nervous system tissues and in peripheral nerve.

Part # 9155A250ml kit $226.10H

Pigment, Substance & Mineral Stains

 
amyloid stain kit benhold congo red

Amyloid, Bennhold Congo Red Stain Kit

This procedure, with included microwave modification, is used for identifying the extraneous protein deposits in amyloidosis. This procedure can identify minute amounts of amyloid. The use of polarizing lenses is the essential technique for visualizing amyloid positive areas and/or to confirm negativity.

Part # 9103A250ml kit $97.40H
 
amyloid stain kit puchtler congo red

Amyloid, Puchtler Congo Red Stain Kit

This procedure is used in identifying the extraneous protein deposits in amyloidosis. The use of polarizing lenses is the essential technique for visualizing amyloid positive areas and/or to confirm negativity.  This procedure can identify minute amounts of amyloid.

Part # 9104A250ml kit $130.80H
 
copper stain kit rhodanine

Copper, Rhodanine Stain Kit

This procedure, with included microwave modification, is used for the detection of copper and copper-associated protein (CAP) in tissue sections. Abnormal copper accumulations are predominantly found in liver tissue, most notably in Wilson’s disease.

Part # 9113A250ml kit $111.40H
 
argentaffin stain kit fontana masson

Fontana Masson Stain Kit

This procedure is used to demonstrate argentaffin substances such as melanin, argentaffin granules of carcinoid tumors, and some neurosecretory granules. This technique is not specific for melanin and argentaffin granules and other reducing substances, such as formalin pigment, will also give a positive reaction.

Part # 9105A250ml kit $424.80H
 
iron stain kit gomori prussian blue

Iron, Gomori Prussian Blue Stain Kit

This procedure is used to detect loosely bound ferric iron in tissue sections. This histochemical reaction is sensitive enough to demonstrate even minute amounts of iron deposits in blood cells, bone marrow and spleen.

Part # 9136A250ml kit $123.60H
Part # 9136B500ml kit $190.00H
 
Von Kossa Calcium Stain

Von Kossa Calcium Stain

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Urates, Gomori Methenamine-Silver

Urates, Gomori Methenamine-Silver

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Bile (Bilirubin), Hall

Bile (Bilirubin), Hall

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Schmorl Melanin Stain

Schmorl Melanin Stain

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Sulfated Alcian Blue (SAB) Stain

Sulfated Alcian Blue (SAB) Stain

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