Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Microbiology - Special Stains

You know Gram stain is for Bacteria, Acid Fast for Mycobacterium (also Nocardia). Remember other special stains below:

Giemsa : CAmpylobacter, Malaria, Leishmaniasis (CAMeL) (Remember the picture of Giemsa Camel above)
Silver stain : pNEumocystis (CARnii), FUNgi, LEGionella (Remember the picture above : it's a SILVER NEW CAR with FUNny LEGs)
MuciCaRmine - CRyptococci
Periodic Acid Schiff: FUNgi, amoeba (A FUNny amoeba just PASsed away)

1 comment :

suji said...

very gud.... thanks a lot

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