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Dayyal Dg. in Microbiology
Thursday, 07 June 2018 18:40

Acid-Fast Staining: Purpose, Principle, Procedure and Observation

There are certain bacteria which cannot be stained by Gram's method. In 1882, Paul Ehrlich developed a method of staining such type of bacteria. This method was named, and still known as acid-fast staining and the bacteria were named as acid-fast bacteria. In the same year, Ehrlich's method was improved…

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  • Microbiology Notes
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  • Staining Technique
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Dayyal Dg. in Microbiology
Wednesday, 06 June 2018 21:17

Gram Staining: Purpose, Principle, Procedure and Observation

In 1883 (originally published in 1884), Dr. Hans Christian Gram (1853-1938) developed a technique for the classification of bacteria into two broad groups, Gram-positive and Gram-negative. It is the most important staining technique for the classification and differentiation of bacteria. The Gram stain consist of four reagents; crystal violet (use…

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  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology Notes
  • Gram Staining Procedure
  • Gram Stain
  • Gram Stain Principle
  • Staining Technique
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