Excised breast tissue was imaged using reflectance confocal microscopy. Glycerin and acetic or citric acid was applied to the tissue to enhance nuclear visibility. The effect of the acids and glycerin on the immunohistochemical stains ER, PR and HER-2/neu was studied on ten specimens.
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(170.0170) Medical optics and biotechnology : Medical optics and biotechnology
(170.1790) Medical optics and biotechnology : Confocal microscopy
(180.0180) Microscopy : Microscopy
(180.5810) Microscopy : Scanning microscopy
J. M. Zavislan, D. S. Eversole, and T. A. Bonfiglio, "Testing the compatibility of contrast enhancement agents for reflectance confocal microscopy with immunohistochemical stains on excised breast tissue," in Frontiers in Optics 2004/Laser Science XXII/Diffractive Optics and Micro-Optics/Optical Fabrication and Testing, OSA Technical Digest Series (Optical Society of America, 2004), paper FTuG53.
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