[Histonet] Decolorizing Giemsa Stained Bone Marrow Smears

Rene J Buesa rjbuesa <@t> yahoo.com
Mon Dec 4 14:51:43 CST 2006

I always did that with the acid alcohol used for H&E differentiation.
  Never had a problem.
  After the procedure neutralize the smear with lithium carbonate solution (the same used for blueing H&E)..
  René J.

Frederick.Fifield <@t> sunhealth.org wrote:

Is there a safe way to decolorize a giemsa stained bone marrow?

Thank you for your help.

Fred Fifield BS, HT (ASCP)
Pathology Section Manager
Sun Health - Boswell Memorial Hospital
(623) 876-5338

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