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Grocott (GMS)

What is a Grocott special stain? Grocott (also known as GMS) is a special stain test performed by pathologists to look for fungal micro-organisms in a tissue sample. The most commonly identified fungal micro-organisms are Candida and Pneumocystis. GMS may also be used to look for some types of bacteria, such as Actinomyces and Nocardia. …
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