Repost - Staining tissue sections for Helicobacter pylori

Bob Dilworth rwd at
Sun Dec 27 22:17:32 EST 1998

>I work as a medical technologist in a microbiology laboratory.  Our
>pathologists send our department tissue sections to be stained with
>Gram's stain to look for the curved gram negative rods of Helicobacter
>pylori.  This method is very time consuming.

Any information about staining techniques would be helpful.  Thank you.

Judy Dilworth, M.T. (ASCP)

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