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    Staining Techniques

    This Module is aimed at personnel who require an overview of the techniques used to stain and identify organisms. The types of staining dyes used are detailed and a number of staining techniques are explored, namely: Simple Staining, Negative Staining, Gram Staining, Acid-Fast Staining, and Spore Staining.

      Duration: 30 Mins

    SKU: PPM-1213-SPL01-EN Category: Tag:


    Learning Objectives:

    • Explain the terms: ‘blotting’, ‘cover’, ‘decolorize’ and ‘stain’
    • Describe the purpose and procedure of simple and negative staining and list examples of the dyes used
    • Describe the purpose and procedure of gram staining and list examples of the dyes used
    • List common gram staining problems
    • Describe the purpose and procedure of acid-fast and spore staining and list examples of the dyes used
    Module Features:

       Voice Over
        Knowledge Checks
       SCORM/AICC compatible
        Full Screen


    Acid-Fast Staining
    Differential Staining
    Gram Staining
    Heat Fixing
    Negative Staining
    Simple Staining
    Spore Staining
    Structural Staining
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