Stains
GMS


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Revised: 5 March 2019

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PubMed Search: Gomori methenamine silver

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • Special stain for detecting fungi and Pneumocystis carini
  • Stains cell walls and outlines these organisms; may have artefactual background staining
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Aspergillus

Coccidioides immitis

Cryptococcus neoformans

Pneumocystis carinii

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