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L6254

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Leishman′s stain

used as histology stain

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Synonym(s):
Eosin-polychrome methylene blue
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EC Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.47

Quality Level

form

powder

solubility

methanol: 1 mg/mL

application(s)

diagnostic assay manufacturing
hematology
histology

storage temp.

room temp

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J1875G5637861375
Leishman’s stain used as histology stain

Sigma-Aldrich

L6254

Leishman′s stain

Jenner’s stain certified by the Biological Stain Commission

Sigma-Aldrich

J1875

Jenner′s stain

Giemsa stain certified by the Biological Stain Commission

Sigma-Aldrich

G5637

Giemsa stain

Wright stain certified by the Biological Stain Commission

Sigma-Aldrich

861375

Wright stain

solubility

methanol: 1 mg/mL

solubility

methanol: 1 mg/mL, blue to very deep blue

solubility

ethanol: 1 mg/mL, blue to very deep blue

solubility

methanol: 1 mg/mL

application(s)

diagnostic assay manufacturing
hematology
histology

application(s)

diagnostic assay manufacturing
hematology
histology

application(s)

diagnostic assay manufacturing
hematology
histology

application(s)

diagnostic assay manufacturing
hematology
histology

storage temp.

room temp

storage temp.

room temp

storage temp.

room temp

storage temp.

room temp

General description

Leishman stain is a Romanowsky-type dye, similar to Wright stain. Leishman stain is used in hematology and tropical medicine to differentiate and identify leukocytes, malarial parasites, and trypanosomes. It is also known as eosin-polychrome methylene blue.

Application

Leishman′s stain has been used for staining blood smears to differentiate blood corpuscles, malarial parasites, trypanosomers, etc. It may be used as an alternative to Giemsa.Leishman’s stain has been used for the identification of macrophage nuclei in cells. It has also been used in hematology study.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Note on a Simple and Rapid Method of Producing Romanowsky Staining in Malarial and other Blood Films.
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