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Stains
TdT

Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 24 September 2013, last major update June 2005
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General
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Uses by pathologists
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Micro images
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Bone marrow: hematogones with coarsely granular or speckled pattern of terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase (TdT) immunofluorescence, which often intensely aligns the nuclear membrane (green)

Bone marrow: acute myeloid leukemia (left) and recursor B-lymphoblastic leukemia (right) with a finely granular pattern of terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase (TdT) immunofluorescence, which is uniformly distributed in the nucleus (green)


Pre-B lymphoblastic lymphoma of kidney (left), skin (right)

Lymphoblastic lymphoma with basal cell carcinoma

Merkel cell carcinoma

Positive staining - normal
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Positive staining - disease
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Negative staining
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