Preliminary Staining of Bacteria: Simple Stains Academic Article uri icon


  • Simple staining involves directly staining the bacterial cell with a positively charged dye in order to see bacterial detail, in contrast to negative staining where the bacteria remain unstained against a dark background.

author list (cited authors)

  • Moyes, R. B., Reynolds, J., & Breakwell, D. P.

citation count

  • 1

complete list of authors

  • Moyes, Rita B||Reynolds, Jackie||Breakwell, Donald P

publication date

  • November 2009