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Technical Data Sheets

Rhodinile Blue Stain

EMS Catalog #26162

Fixation

None

Procedure

  • To a few drops of heparinized or EDTA-treated blood, add an equal amount of Rhodinile Blue Stain. Swirl gently and let stand 2 minutes.
  • Prepare thin smears and air dry.
  • Smears can be examined as usual or can be mounted with a synthetic resin.

Stain Results

Deep Purple Heinz Bodies
Yellow-Orange to Blue-Green Erythrocytes
Blue Reticulocytes

References

Simpson, C.F., Carlisle, J.W., and Mallard, L.: Stain Techn., 45:221(1970)

Clark, G.: Staining Procedures, Williams and Wilkins Company, Baltimore , 3 rd Ed., C. 1973, p. 131.

Product Information

Rhodinile Blue Stain