Negative Stain Test Nigrosin Stain Smear

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Negative Stain Test Nigrosin Stain Smear

What is Negative Stain Test Nigrosin Stain Smear?

The negative stain is particularly useful for determining cell size and arrangement. Nigrosin is an acidic stain. This means that the stain readily gives up a hydrogen ion and becomes negatively charged. Since the surface of most bacterial cells is negatively charged, the cell surface repels the stain.

Preparation for Negative Stain Test Nigrosin Stain Smear

No special preparation is needed for Negative Stain Test Nigrosin Stain Smear. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Negative Stain Test Nigrosin Stain Smear. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.

Procedure for Negative Stain Test Nigrosin Stain Smear

Negative Stain Test Nigrosin Stain Smear is done using Nigrosin Stain method on a Smear sample.

Normal values for Negative Stain Test Nigrosin Stain Smear

The normal result for Negative Stain Test Nigrosin Stain Smear for Capsule is Transparent and unstainable structures like capsule of cryptococcus Neoformans are identified in positive cases for Unisex gender and for All age groups.

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