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Sigma-Aldrich

Wright-Giemsa Stain, Modified

MDL number:
eCl@ss:
42039003
NACRES:
NA.47

Quality Level

form

solution

shelf life

Expiry date on the label.

IVD

for in vitro diagnostic use

concentration

0.4 % (w/v) in methanol (buffered at pH 6.8)

pH

6.7-6.9

application(s)

hematology
histology

storage temp.

room temp

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General description

Wright-Giemsa Stain is known to be useful in classifying circulating tumor cells. Wright-Giemsa stain is useful in predicting acute promyelocytic leukemia, by detecting Auer rods.Detection of Auer rods, to predict acute promyelocytic leukemia can be performed with Wright-Giemsa stain.

Application

Wright-Giemsa Stain, Modified has been used in:
  • Blood cell staining.
  • Metal-induced chemotaxis assay.
  • Cell proliferation and morphology assessment.
  • Morphologic examination to diagnose acute myeloid leukemia.
When blood films are stained using Wright-Giemsa Stain, the white blood cell nucleus and cytoplasm take on the characteristic blue or pink coloration. The combination of purified eosin and thiazine dyes in the product eliminates inconsistent staining and yields reproducible chromogenic responses.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 3 Oral - Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 2 - STOT SE 1

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

51.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

11 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves


Regulatory Listings

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EU REACH Annex XVII (Restriction List)

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