Histology Special Stains

Location: Thomas Building, DE-360
Contact phone: (206) 667-6166
Contact fax: (206) 667-6845
Contact e-mail: exphisto@fredhutch.org

Services include:

  • H&E staining
  • Special stains including silver stains, iron stain, PAS, Movat's Pentachrome, trichrome, Alcian blue, Nuclear Fast Red and others
  • Special stain development

The lab offers a wide range of Special Stains to look at connective tissue, mucins, lipids, nucleic acids, amyloid, microorganisms, and other proteins. Please check our list of current special stains. If your studies require a stain that we do not currently offer, we do provide Special Stain Development services. Please consult staff if you have questions about which stains to request.

User Fees and Billing Info:

If you are using a FHCRC project id for billing, please fill out the Internal Services Request Form and submit with your sample.

If billing is to be submitted to the University of Washington or other external institution, fill out the External Services Request Form and submit with your sample.