A study was made of the ammoniacal silver staining of the cells of Hodgkin’s disease, lymphosarcoma, follicular lymphoma, acute leukemia and chronic leukemia as seen in routine 5 µ. paraffin sections. With the exception of chronic lymphatic leukemia, the cells of lymphomas and allied diseases exhibited minimal staining. These data were compared with the ammoniacal silver staining of normal lymph nodes and the enhanced staining of nonneoplastic proliferations in developing and reactive lymph nodes.

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