Eosin Methylene Blue (EMB) Agar

Eosin Methylene Blue (EMB) Agar

Eosin Methylene Blue (EMB) Agar Eosin Methylene Blue (EMB) agar is a differential microbiological medium, which slightly inhibits the growth of Gram-positive bacteria and provides a color indicator distinguishing between organisms that ferment lactose (e.g.,  E. coli) and those that do not (e.g., Salmonella, Shigella). EMB agar was originally devised by Holt-Harris and Teague and further modified by Levine. It is thus … Read moreEosin Methylene Blue (EMB) Agar

Simple Staining- Principle, Procedure and Result Interpretation

Simple Staining- Principle, Procedure and Result Interpretation

Simple Staining- Principle, Procedure and Result Interpretation Objectives of Simple Staining To perform a simple staining procedure. To compare the morphological shapes and arrangements of bacterial cells. Principle of Simple Staining In simple staining, the bacterial smear is stained with a single reagent, which produces a distinctive contrast between the organism and its background. Basic stains with … Read moreSimple Staining- Principle, Procedure and Result Interpretation