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Special Stains (HSTO 226)

Credit Course

4 credits

$122 per credit

in-county, fees apply

Is a course in which students explore the use of a variety of special stains, dyes, and techniques to highlight individual tissue components once a Hematoxylin and Eosin (H&E) stain is evaluated. The student demonstrates the purpose, principles, reagents, controls, troubleshooting, and results of each special stain. Learning the theory and techniques employed in the histology laboratory prepares the students to successfully integrate greater skills to enter the field of histotechnology. Course offered once a year (spring).

Prerequisite(s): HSTO 155.