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    is there an immunohistochemical mucicarmine stain?? or is it only 88313???

    thanks so much

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    This is not an immunohistochemical stain, to the best of my knowledge. No one has ever asked me otherwise.

    What brings this up?

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    well just the way our physcians are documenting them in with the immunos, but I think they may just think we know .

  4. #4
    I've seen that too. I think the information being communicated is clear to the physicians, if not always to us. Mucicarmine is used to detect mucin while the impox stains detect antigens.

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