Sudan Black B

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

Revised: 10 December 2015, last major update June 2005

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Definition / general
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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