Overview

  • Product name
    Papanicolaou (PAP) Red Stain Kit (Cytology Stain)
  • Product overview

    The Papanicolaou (PAP) Stain Kit (Cytology Stain) is designed to differentiate between a variety of cells in vaginal smears for detection of vaginal, uterine and cervical cancer. In addition, this procedure is valuable for staining a variety of other bodily secretions and cell smears. The procedure was developed in the early 1940’s by George Papanicolaou.


    Other products for staining tissue sections


    Find more kits and reagents in the special stains guide, or products for antigen retrieval, blocking, signal amplification, visualization, counterstaining, and mounting in the IHC kits and reagents guide.

  • Notes

    Staining Interpretation

    Nuclei Blue
    High Keratin Cells       Orange
    Superficial Cells Pink
    Erythrocytes Dark Pink
    Parabasal Cells Blue/Green
    Intermediate Cells Blue/Green
    Metaplastic Cells May contain both Blue/Green and Pink

    Control Tissue: Gynecological Smear, any superficial cell smear.

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Images

  • ab150679 Papanicolaou (PAP) Red Stain Kit (Cytology Stain) staining formalin-fixed-paraffin embedded human sqamous cells.

  • Stainin of a Cervical Smear using ab150679 - Papanicolaou (PAP) Stain Kit.

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