Acta Neuropathologica

, Volume 46, Issue 1–2, pp 155–158 | Cite as

A silver impregnation method for reactive microglia in 1 μm epoxy sections

  • T. Scott
Short Original Communications


A simple rapid ammoniacal silver nitrate impregnation method for reactive microglia in 1 μm epoxy-embedded tissue is presented. This has been applied to demonstrate argyrophilic microglia in stabwounded rat brain and in the human cerebellar cortex.

Key words

Silver impregnation Reactive microglia Epoxy embedding 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. Scott
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeuropathologyMaida Vale HospitalLondonEngland

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