Gallery of Histological Sections


Prepared by


IMVS Division of Pathology

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital

Woodville Road, Woodville, South Australia 5011





Human bone marrow stained with Jenner-Giemsa. Formalin-fixed, HCl/EDTA decalcified, paraffin embedded, 2µm thick section

Result: Nuclei - dark blue
Cytoplasm of lymphocytes and monocytes - pale blue
Neutrophil granules - purple
Eosinophil granules - pink-orange
Basophil granules - purple-black
Nucleoli - blue
Erythrocytes - pink
Connective tissue - pink to light purple
Mst cell granules - dark purple
© Roy C. Ellis 2004