Fluorescent Staining of Bacteria: Viability and Antibody Labeling Academic Article uri icon


  • This appendix presents several methods for using fluorescence to evaluate bacterial viability and to explore the cell surface for the presence of various antigens for diagnostic and taxonomic purposes. The use of fluorescent labeling will allow fast and accurate analysis and monitoring of microbial populations in ecological and clinical environments.

author list (cited authors)

  • Moyes, R. B.

citation count

  • 5

complete list of authors

  • Moyes, Rita B

publication date

  • November 2009