Stains used in diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease.
Bielschowsky developed several stains which are still commonly used in diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease:
1. Bielschowsky silver stain, for microscopic plaque in the cerebrum.
2. Congo red stain, for microscopic plaque in the cerebrum.
3. Bileschowsky silver stain for microscopic tangle in the cerebrum.
- Max Bielschowsky:
Die Silberimprägnation der Achsencylinder.
Neurologisches Zentralblatt, Leipzig, 1902, 21: 579-84.
Neurologisches Zentralblatt, Leipzig, 1903; 22: 997-1006.
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