Microbiology News : Dec 2010

Lugol s Solution for Gram Stain - Standard and with PVP Stabilised Solution
Lugol's solution is an aqueous solution which contains iodine (I 2 ) and potassium iodide (KI) in a ratio of 1:2 Lugol's iodine solution is used for Gram staining and can be used as an antiseptic and disinfectant for emergency disinfection of drinking water, and as a reagent for starch detection more...
Silver staining is a common special staining technique used in medical laboratories. Gomori's Methenamine Silver (GMS) stain is used for fungi and bacteria. more...

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