Calretinin, an immunochemical stain to facilitate Hirschsprung's disease

Karla Santos & Luis De La Torre
Introduction: The histological study of the rectal biopsy remains the gold standard for the diagnosis of Hirschsprung’s disease. To decrease errors histochemical and immunohistochemical stains are used to help identify ganglion cells or define nerve fibers. Barshack reported in 2004 that [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]