This quiz will cover different types of cytochemical stains and leukemia classifications. These cytochemical stains will be covered in this quiz; Nonspecific esterase stains, Specific esterase stain and Sudan Black, Myleoperoxidase stain, and Periodic acid-schiff stain
Which cell type is predominant in acute myelogenous leukemia?
Which classification for hematopoietic malignancy is the accepted standard for diagnosis?
World Health Organization (WHO)
World Health Organization (WHO) defines acute leukemia as?
>20% bone marrow blasts.
Which of the following stains is used in distinguishing acute leukemias of myeloid origin from the monocytic origin?
Nonspecific esterase stains
Which stain is useful in the diagnosis of erythroleukemia (FAB M6) and acute lymphoblastic leukemia?
Periodic acid-Schiff (PAS)
Which stains are used to differentiate blasts of acute myelogenous leukemias (AMLs) from acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALLs)?
Myeloperoxidase (MPO) and Sudan black B