Hansel stain

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

Revised: 12 February 2018, last major update July 2013

Copyright: (c) 2002-2018,, Inc.

Cite this page: Hansel stain. website. Accessed March 21st, 2018.
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