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Silver

A precious metal with the highest electrical conduction properties of any metal. It is used mainly in jewelry, photography, and for scientific and industrial purposes. It has been used as the basis for currencies in the past. Silver is traded as a commodity on various security exchanges. Like many precious metals, silver is volatile but generally maintains relatively high prices.
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show reactivity with silver stain, and have no affinity for Congo red dye, similar to the KW lesions of diabetic nephropathy.
The gels were stained with CBB, PAS and Silver stains according to their respective methods of staining.
Adequate neuropathologic assessment should include an evaluation of the quantity and distribution of senile plaques and neurofibrillary tangles using either silver stains or immunohistochemistry.
Silver stain frequently demonstrates segmental duplication of peripheral capillary walls resulting from mesangial cell cytoplasm interposition, and it also highlights expanded mesangial areas, which appear argyrophilic (Figure 28).
Lung tissue was stained with hematoxylin and eosin and Gomori methenamine silver stains.
Several techniques have been used to detect spirochetes in the placenta, including silver stains, immunohistochemistry (IHC), and direct fluorescence antibody testing (DFA) (6,8).
In our study, pagetoid cells did not stain with mucicarmine, periodic acid-Schiff, Alcian blue, and Fontana-Masson silver stains but were reactive for pancytokeratin and high-molecular-weight cytokeratin (Table).
In paraffin sections, the organism can be visualized by silver stains, tissue Gram stains, or Fite-Ferraco acid-fast stain.
Plaques were also classified as diffuse if they lacked thickened neurites, or as neuritic if they possessed these structures on the silver stains.
The spherules were strongly positive for periodic acid-Schiff and Gomori methenamine silver stains.
Infection status was determined in all patients by using three tests: (a) rapid urease tests (CLO test or PyloriTek[R] test); (b) antral histology with hematoxylin and eosin stain; silver stain was used at the pathologist's discretion; and (c) [[sup.
No bacterial or fungal agents were seen by light microscopy of specimens stained with hematoxylin and eosin, Giemsa, Warthin-Starry, Brown and Brenn, or Gomori methenamine silver stains or in a Wright-Giemsa-stained cytologic preparation of a joint aspirate.