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What does PAS stand for?

PAS stands for Periodic Acid-Schiff (medical technology: stain used to detect carbohydrates in tissue)

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Periodic acid-Schiff and Gomori's methenamine silver stains were negative for fungi, but the overall appearance was compatible with a fungal infection.
However, to highlight the fungal wall, staining with periodic acid-Schiff (PAS) (figure 3, B) or Gomori methenamine silver (GMS) will result in a dramatic bright magenta (PAS) or black (GMS).