Overview

  • Product name

    Gomori Methenamine-Silver (GMS) Nitrate Stain Kit
  • Product overview

    The Modified Gomori Methenamine-Silver Nitrate Stain (GMS Stain) is intended for use in the histologic visualization of fungi, basement membrane and some opportunistic organisms such as Pneumocystis carinii. Pneumocystis carinii is an opportunistic pathogen that causes severe pulmonary disease in humans, dogs, rats, mice and other vertebrate species with acquired, induced, or inherited immune deficiency syndromes. In addition, this procedure will reveal Actinomyces and related species, Nocardia asteroids, and certain encapsulated bacteria.


    Other products for staining tissue sections


    Find more kits and reagents in the special stains guide, or products for antigen retrieval, blocking, signal amplification, visualization, counterstaining, and mounting in the IHC kits and reagents guide.

  • Notes

    Staining Interpretation

    Fungi Black
    Pneumocystis carinii   Black
    Mucin Gray
    Mycelia (inner) Grey to Black
    Hyphae (inner) Grey to Black
    Background Light Green

    Uses: Histological applications. Air-dried smears.

Properties

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  • ab150671 Gomori Methenamine-Silver (GMS) Nitrate Stain Kit staining formalin-fixed-paraffin embedded aspergillus.

  • Staining using ab150671 - Modified Gomori Methenamine-Silver (GMS) Nitrate Stain Kit.

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