Stains
Sudan Black B


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Revised: 8 March 2019

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PubMed Search: Sudan Black B[title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick N. Sudan Black B . PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/stainssudanblackb.html. Accessed July 21st, 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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