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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…

  • Microbiology
  • Microbiology Notes
  • Article
  • Staining Technique
  • Tuberculosis
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Dayyal Dg. in Clinical Pathology
Monday, 21 May 2018 11:12


Sputum examination refers to the laboratory examination or test of the material or substance coughed out from the lungs, bronchi, trachea, and larynx. Normally, sputum is mainly composed of mucus and also certain cellular and non-cellular components of host origin. During expectoration, sputum gets contaminated with normal bacterial flora and…

  • Pathology
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Laboratory
  • Lab Test
  • Sputum Test Procedure
  • Examination of Sputum
  • Microscopic Examination of Sputum
  • Bacteria in Sputum
  • Sputum Culture Procedure
  • Tuberculosis
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