Hansel stain

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 9 February 2016, last major update July 2013

Copyright: (c) 2002-2016,, Inc.

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Cite this page: Hansel stain. website. Accessed December 14th, 2017.
Definition / general
  • Combination of eosin and methylene blue
Uses by pathologists
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Free eosinophils and eosinophils in casts

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Lymphocytes and erythrocytes

Positive staining - disease