(Back Catalog) Lesson Code: PPM-712. How to prepare and heat fix a smear correctly. Introduction to three main categories of staining i.e. simple, differential and structural.

  • Category: Microbiology Laboratory - Practices


After taking this e-Lesson, you will be able to:

- Explain the procedures for preparing smears from liquid and solid cultures

- List and describe examples of smearing errors

- Explain the procedure for heat fixing bacterial smears

- List the different categories of bacterial stains

- Describe the different bacterial stains: Simple, Differential and Structural