Queen's Laboratory for Molecular Pathology (QLMP)


Queen's Laboratory for Molecular Pathology

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Histology Services

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Our goal is to provide convenient and rapid histology services with the highest quality.  All standard histology procedures are performed by the QLMP including, processing, embedding, sectioning and staining (see below for more detail).  Custom needs and special requests can be accommodated to fit research project objectives, just contact us

Services include: 

  • Processing
  • Paraffin embedding
  • Sectioning
  • Curl sections
  • H&E staining
  • Special staining* 
  • Sectioning/coring for DNA/RNA isolation
  • Consultation for tissue preparation
  • Cryostat sectioning for frozen tissue

*Special stains:  Periodic Acid Schiff's (PAS), Sirius Red, Weigert Stain, Aniline Blue, Masson Trichrome etc.

  • Haematoxolyin and Eosin staining of human skin papilloma

  • Aniline Blue stain

    Aniline Blue stain for of myxoma tissue colouring fibrous tissue

  • Sirius red stain

    Sirius red stain of fibrous tissue

  • PAS stain

    PAS staining of gastric signet ring cell carcinoma

  • Masson trichrome stain

    Kidney tissue stained with Masson trichrome

  • Weigert Stain

    Weigert Stain of transbronchial cryobiopsy showing abundant elastic fibers