- Electron Microscopy
Reticulin kit is used for identification and easier visualization of argentaffin reticular fibers in connective tissue.
Reticulin has supporting function in the body, it is found in the liver, spleen and kidneys.
Reticulin fibers are clearly defined with healthy liver; necrotic and cirrhotic liver has discontinuous fibers.
The test is based on silver depositions on reticulin fibers.