- Does a negative endospore stain eliminate the presence of endospore forming bacteria in a specimen? Explain.
- How might age of the culture affect the results of the endospore stain?
- What is the purpose of heating the cells during the primary stain, Malachite Green, step?
- Why do the spores not stain pink after the addition of Safranin?
Contributors and Attributions
Kelly C. Burke (College of the Canyons)