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    Introduction to Staining

    This Module is aimed at personnel who require an overview of bacterial staining, including how to prepare a good bacterial smear on a glass slide, how to fix bacterial smears, and the different categories of bacterial stains.

      Duration: 30 Mins

    SKU: PPM-1212-SPL01-EN Category: Tag:


    Learning Objectives:

    • Explain why cells are stained with dyes and how this aids their study
    • 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 characteristics of each category of bacterial stain
    Module Features:

       Voice Over
        Knowledge Checks
       SCORM/AICC compatible
        Full Screen


    Bacterial Smear
    Differential Staining
    Heat Fixing
    Simple Staining
    Structural Staining
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