Paraldehyde Fuchsin kit is used for visualisation and detecting pathologic changes in elastic fibres, such as elastic tissue atrophy, loss or thinning of elastic tissue caused by atherosclerotic changes or vascular diseases. Often used for staining pancreatic beta cells, mastocyte granules, mucins, cartilage, argentaffin granules and acrosome of the sperm.
Paraldehyde Fuchsin kit
Seven-reagent kit according to Gomori for detecting pathological changes in elastic fibres. It also stains mast cell granules, beta granules in pancreatic islets, neurosecretory material, mast cell granules and beta cells in the pituitary gland.
Warthin Starry kit
Five-reagent kit for staining Spirochaeta, Helicobacter pylori, Microsporidia and Legionella pneumophila. The kit contains 12 jars with gelatine that enables both incubation and staining of sections, as well as other reagents that enable precipitation of silver on the bacterial surface. The bacteria are found in the mucus of the surface epithelium, in the apical gastric glands and in the gastric mucosa.
Giemsa HP kit
Four-reagent kit for staining Helicobacter pylori in gastroscopic sections according to Lennart. Advantages of this method for detecting H. pylori are sensitive and reproducible results and easy performance.
Three-reagent Hematoxylin-Basic Fuchsin-Picric acid staining kit for detection of cardiac muscle changes after ischemia or myocardial infarction. H.B.F.P. kit is a non-enzymatic histochemical technique for detection of early myocardial ischemia with vivid contrast.
BioGram ECO kit
Four-reagent phenol-free kit for the identification of bacteria according to Gram. Kit contains Gram Crystal violet, phenol free reagent, Gram Sodium hydrogencarbon, solution, stabilized Gram Lugol solution, double amount of Gram Decolorizer solution 2 and Gram Safranin solution as counterstain.
2×50 mL+4×100 mL bottles
HE Rapid Staining kit- frozen and paraffin sections
Ready-to-use eight-reagent kit (in 16 containers that can be used as staining jars) for rapid HE staining of frozen and paraffin tissue sections in histopathology. Contains xylene substitute as clearing agent and xylene substitute-based medium for permanent section covering.
For 100 tests.
P.A.S. Diastase Kit
BioGnost’s P.A.S. Diastase kit is most commonly used for identifying glycogen in liver. Periodic acid enables the molecules containing glycol groups to create aldehydes affected by Schiff’s reagent staining them violet (magenta). Specific stains are created by applying the PAS method on unsubsti-tuted polysaccharides, mucoproteins and glycoproteins, glycolipids and phospholipids. Alpha-amylase enzyme (also known as diastasis) is used for differentiation between glycogen and other PAS-positive structures by dissolving 1→4 glycosidic bonds, causing the glycogen to remain unstained after the PAS reaction. BioGnost’s P.A.S. Diastase kit uses thermostable enzyme which does not require heating to +37°C to be active, but incubat-ing the section at +37°C is preferred in order to achieve better glycogen breakdown. The same tissue section is used as negative control for this reaction, but the sample is not treated using alpha-amylase.
For 100 tests.
Martius Scarlet Blue (MSB) kit
Seven-reagent kit used for fibrin visualisation, especially of older clusters. This method is a modification of Masson Trichrome and is ideal for studying connective tissue and vascular pathology.
TB-Stain Cold Kit
Three-reagent kit for staining acid-fast bacteria according to Kinyoun. Contains TB Carbol Fuchsin reagent, double amount of TB Decolorizer and TB Malachite Green reagent as counterstain.
4 x 100ml bottles.