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Staining Techniques

Flagella Staining: Procedure, Results

Last updated on May 30th, 2021Most motile bacteria possess flagella, the shape, number, and position of which are important characteristics in the differentiation of genera and species identification. Staining bacterial flagella differs from staining other bacterial […]

Acid fast bacilli
Bacteriology

Ziehl-Neelsen Technique-AFB Staining

Last updated on June 11th, 2021Ziehl-Neelsen (ZN) method of acid-fast staining technique is used to stain Mycobacterium species including M. tuberculosis, M. ulcerans, and M. leprae and nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM).  Detection of acid-fast bacilli (AFB) […]