Sudan Black B

Topic Completed: 1 June 2005

Revised: 8 March 2019

Copyright: 2003-2015,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Sudan Black B[title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick N. Sudan Black B . website. Accessed September 22nd, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Stains lipids in granulocytes; useful if fresh specimens not available or in patients with myeloperoxidase deficiency
  • Positive enzyme cytochemistry: neutrophils, monocytes (variable), AML-M1, M2, microgranular M3; negative in ALL
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