Giemsa's stain solution for microscopy, Sigma-Aldrich®

Supplier: MilliporeSigma

Synonyms: Giemsa's azur-eosin-methylene blueAzure mixture sicc. Giemsa stainAzur-Eosin-Methylene blue acc. Giemsa

M-Clarity™ quality level = MQ300

1.09204.2500 1.09204.1000
EM1.09204.2500CS 2091.79 USD
EM1.09204.2500 EM1.09204.1000
Giemsa's stain solution for microscopy, Sigma-Aldrich®
Giemsa's stain

The Giemsa’s Azure Eosin Methylene Blue solution can be used for the staining of blood and bone marrow smears, paraffin sections and clinical-cytological specimens.

Giemsa staining is one of the standard procedures in histology, demonstrating various cells with their morphological features better than with H&E stain. The Giemsa stain can also be used to detect Helicobacter pylori in gastric tissue biopsies. The specimen material will show cell nuclei stained in various shades of blue, while other structures will appear in various red types. It is an IVD product and CE registered.

Boiling Pt: >65 °C (1013 hPa)
Density: 0.99 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Flash Pt: 18 °C
Storage Temperature: Ambient
MDL Number: MFCD00081642
CAS Number: 51811-82-6
UN: 1230
ADR: 3 (6.1),II

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Specification Test Results

Suitability for microscopy passes test
Erythrocytes reddish-brownish
Nuclei violet
Eosinophilic granules reddish to red-brown
Neutrophilic granules light violet
Lymphocyte cytoplasm blue
Monocyte plasma grey-blue
Thrombocytes violet
Basophilic granules dark violet
Blood parasite nuclei light red
Nuclei (Tissue section) blue to dark blue
Cells blue to dark blue
Collagen pale blue
Osteoid pale blue
Eosinophilic granula (Tissue section) red
Acidic mucopolysaccharides reddish-violet
Mast cell granules reddish-violet
Cartilage matrix reddish-violet
Acidophilic materials orange-red
Helicobacter pylori blue to dark blue

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