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What does HE stand for?

HE stands for Hematoxylin and Eosin (histology staining method)

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The illustrated chapters include fixation and processing, microtomy, frozen sections, hematoxylin and eosin, Gram stain, myobacteria, Heliobacter pylori, spirochetes, fungi, trichrome stains, reticulin, elastin stains, basement membranes, mucin stains, amyloid, and immunohistochemistry.
Sixteen formalin fixed, paraffin embedded breast cancer specimens from eleven patients in Guinea were obtained for the investigation of the suitability of standard laboratory methods for epidemiologic research: staining with hematoxylin and eosin (H&E), histochemical staining for estrogen receptors, progesterone receptors, and p53 proteins, and DNA extraction.