ISSN: 0973-7510

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A. Julius1, Rajalakshmi Allen2, Pramila2 and Bhuminathan Swamikannu3
1Department of Biochemistry, Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, Bharath University, Narayanapuram, Pallikaranai, Chennai – 600 100, India.
2Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India.
3Department of Prosthodontics, Sree Balaji Dental College and Hospital, Bharath University, Narayanapuram, Pallikaranai, Chennai – 600 100, India.
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2014;8(1):771-777
© The Author(s). 2014
Received: 09/05/2013 | Accepted: 17/06/2013 | Published: 28/02/2014
Abstract

Modified staining procedure was tried to evaluate the staining stability of the stored sputum samples until 14 days in comparison with the conventional ZN staining method to detect Acid Fast Bacilli.

Keywords

Acid Fast Bacilli, Pot staining, Sputum, Tuberculosis

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