The staining process highlights tissue morphology, cell types, and structure to enable accurate tumor classification and diagnosis. View resources on how staining is practiced today, and how it may evolve in the future.
Immunohistochemistry: An Overview + Steps to Better IHC Staining
Immunohistochemistry (IHC) is used in histology to detect the presence of specific protein markers that can assist with accurate tumor classification and diagnosis. This article provides an overview and the basic steps used to create an optimal IHC stain.
IHC Workflow Optimization Toolkit
Ashley Troutman, MBA, HT(ASCP), QIHC, CLSSBB.
Download this training resource to assist you in better understanding your current IHC process by identifying critical points in your current workflow. This guide will help you measure and improve the workflow at these critical points to help you determine the optimal workflow for your laboratory.
IHC and Special Stains to Identify Pathogens
Loralee McMahon, MS HTL (ASCP)
In recent years, there has been an increase of pathogens findings in tissues. This presentation will discuss some of the reasons for the increase of these pathogens in the past few years. The presentation will also will give an overview of why some of these...
The Value of Multiplex Staining in the Diagnosis of Cancer
Current technology allows tumors to be painted with multiple colors, termed multiplex staining. Multiplex staining today used in research, may also assist with cancer diagnoses clinically via: preservation of tissue, improved diagnostic accuracy, and enhanced diagnostic insight.