Describe how to perform the simple staining procedure, include equipment, materials, and the steps involved?
- Equipment: Primary stain (such as crystal violet or safranin), Rinse bottle, Slide, Stock Culture, Microscope, Rack, Loop, Bunsen Burner
- Procedure: Transfer stock culture to slide
- Air dry
- Heat fix
- Place slide on rack, let slide stain for the required time.
- Rinse slide with water, blot dry and observe under the microscope