Leishman stain

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Leish·man stain

(lēsh'măn),
a polychromed eosin-methylene blue stain used in the examination of blood films for identifying parasites.

Leish·man stain

(lēsh'măn stān)
A polychromed eosin-methylene blue stain used in the examination of blood films.

Leishman stain

A stain containing alkaline methylene blue and eosin in methanol used in genetics to identify chromosomal bands and in blood smear analysis to identify white blood cells and parasitic infections.

Leishman,

Sir William Boog, Scottish surgeon, 1865-1926.
Leishmania - a genus of digenetic, asexual, protozoan flagellates.
Leishman chrome cells - basophilic granular leukocytes (basophils) observed in the circulating blood of some persons with blackwater fever.
Leishman stain - a polychromed eosin-methylene blue stain used in the examination of blood films.
Leishman-Donovan body - the intracytoplasmic, nonflagellated leishmanial form of certain intracellular parasites. Synonym(s): amastigote; L-D body
leishmaniasis - tropical disease that is spread by sandflies.
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The impression smears from heart were immediately fixed in methanol and stained with Leishman's stain as per the standard protocol and examined under microscope.
Heart-impression smear showing bipolar organism stained with Leishman's stain (x100)
FNAB samples were routinely stained by Leishman's stain.
Slides were stained with Leishman's stain and where needed, special stains like Sudan Black and Periodic acid Schiff were used.
The capillary blood was drawn under complete aseptic precautions, smears were prepared immediately and stained using Leishman's stain following standard protocol.
Platelet estimation by peripheral smear method which can be done at any set up, with no availability of sophisticated equipments with only availability of minimal tools like microscope, glass slides and Leishman's stain becomes useful in early screening of a pregnant women and prevent the complications by managing or referring the women early for the tertiary care and prevent the complications to occur in high risk pregnancies.
Leishman's stain showed mostly lymphocytes and occasional neutrophils.
Venous blood samples collected into ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid tubes and thin tongue-shaped smears were made, labeled, and stained with Leishman's stain.
Peripheral smear was stained by Leishman's stain for all the cases and examined in detail for red cell morphology, platelet count and white cell morphology.
Bone marrow aspirate smears are dried and stained with Leishman's stain.
The wet-fixed smears were stained with Haematoxylin & Eosin (H/E) stain and the air-dried smears were stained with Leishman's stain.