- Why do we use oil immersion/100x for viewing bacteria?
- Explain the importance of a good smear preparation and the pitfalls of a poor smear prep.
- Why is the staining time important?
- Go back to our lab on Protozoa. Compare, in quantitative terms, the size of an RBC, a protozoan, and a bacterium.
- Explain why you could use crystal violet but not eosin in the simple stain procedure?
Contributors and Attributions
Kelly C. Burke (College of the Canyons)