Special Staining Kits - Collagen and Connective Tissue

Afog - Acid Fuchsin Orange G

Standard procedure for visualisation of glomerular protein deposits in kidney biopsies. 

Azan Trichrome

Method for connective tissue, especially to show muscle fibres, glial fibres, collagen, reticulum, kidney glomerular stroma, erythrocytes and nuclear chromatin

Mallory Trichrome

Procedure for showing connective tissue including collagen, reticulum, cartilage, bone and amyloid.

Masson Trichrome

Method for connective tissue demonstrating gametes, nuclei, neurofibrils, neuroglia, collagen, keratin, intracellular fibrils, and negative image of Golgi apparatus.

Masson Trichrome - Goldner

Method for connective tissue showing gametes, nuclei, neurofibrils, neuroglia, collagen, keratin, intracellular fibrils, and negative image of Golgi apparatus. Suitable for black and white microphotographs.

Orcein

To demonstrate elastic fibres in tissue sections, especially in vascular studies.

Perls Van Gieson

To show ferric iron, collagen and connective tissue.

Phosfotungstic Acid Haematoxylin

Used to differentiate between smooth and striated muscular tissue by staining isotropic bands of skeletal muscle myofibrils and to show fibrin.

Picro Mallory

Trichrome stain recommended for connective sections.

Silver Impregnation

Recommended method to show argyrophilic reticular fibres in connective tissue, especially to differentiate collagen fibres from connective tissue.

Silver Methenamine

To show argyrophilic elements and mucopolysaccharides (basal membranes, mycetes, bacteria etc.) in tissue sections. Recommended method to examine basal membrane in renal biopsy.

Van Gieson, Trichrome

Recommended method for connective tissue, especially to differentiate collagen fibres from connective tissue.

Verhoeff

To demonstrate elastic fibres in tissue sections, especially in vascular pathology

Weigert, Long Method

To demonstrate elastic fibres in tissue sections.

Weigert, Rapid Method

To demonstrate elastic fibres in tissue sections. Recommended for vascular pathology.

Weigert Van Gieson, Rapid Method

To show elastic fibres, connective tissue and nuclei at the same time. Recommended for vascular pathology.

Weigert Van Gieson, Long Method

To demonstrate elastic fibres, connective tissue, collagen and nuclei.

Special Staining Kits

- Ready to use

- Reproducible results with full protocol for optimum performance  

- Defined number of tests per kit

- Long shelf life

- Minimal acceptance testing

For Staining Accessories Including Manual Staining Sets please Click Here...