The histology laboratory at CBI is skilled in the histologic preparation of a large variety of histopathology and special stains on FFPE, frozen and plastic embedded tissues from a range of both common and unusual research and discovery models in both a non-GLP and GLP environment. We can accommodate other specific or modified stains and/or procedures not listed upon request.

Histochemical Stains

  • Acid fast bacteria
  • Brown and Brenn gram stain
  • Brown Hopps gram stain
  • Fontana Masson (melanin)
  • Gomori’s modified silver
  • Gomori’s trichrome
  • Gordon’s reticulin
  • Hematoxylin eosin
  • Luxol fast blue (myelin)
  • Masson’s trichrome
  • May Grunwald Giemsa
  • Movat’s pentachrome
  • Nile red
  • Oil red O (fat)
  • PAS light green
  • Periodic acid schiff
  • Perl’s iron
  • Rhodamine (copper)
  • Safranin-O
  • Sirius red (polarized, fibrosis)
  • Sudan black (fat)
  • Toluidine blue
  • TRAP stain (osteoclasts)
  • Various silver and gold stains, Verhoeff Van Gieson (elastin)
  • Von Kossa (calcium salts)