Gram stain for sputum smear from cystic fibrosis patient

This is gram stain of sputum specimen taken from patient with cystic fibrosis: notice the white blood cells and the encapsulated gram negative rods.

Gram stain of sputum specimen

Gram stain smear of sputum specimen, notice neutrophils and streptococcus pneumoniae diplococci

Gram stain of wound specimen

This is a gram stain smear of wound infection, notice the gram positive cocci and neutrophils.

Negri bodies of Rabies Virus

Negri bodies are pathogenic inclusions in the cytoplasm of neurons infected by the rabies virus.

Buffered Charcoal Yeast Extract Agar for isolation of Legionella species

Buffered Charcoal Yeast Extract Agar (BYCE Agar) is For the isolation, cultivation, and maintenance of Legionella pneumophila and other Legionella species from environmental and clinical ...

Adult female scabies mite with egg

Adult female scabies mite with egg containing embryo within the epidermis.

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) Erythema

SLE bright red and sharply defined erythema is seen with slight edema and minimal scaling in a “butterfly pattern” on the face. Note also that the patient is female and ...

Kayser Fleischer ring in Wilson’s Disease

Kayser Fleischer ring in Wilson’s Disease is corneal ring with golden brown color and contrasted clearly against a gray-blue iris. Note that the darkness of the ring increases ...

Smear from patient with Multiple Myeloma (M.M)

Smear from patient with Multiple Myeloma display an abundance of plasma cells. RBC will often be seen in rouleaux formation stacked like poker chips. Multiple myeloma (M.M) is ...

X and V Factor Disks for the differentiation of Haemophilus species

X and V Factor Disks are paper disks impregnated with X (hemin) and V (nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide – NAD) growth factors. They are used for the differentiation of Haemophilus ...

Chronic lymphocytic leukemia vs Chronic myeloid leukemia

(C) – Chronic lymphocytic leukemia, peripheral blood smear: In CLL, the lymphocytes are excessively fragile. These lymphocytes are easily destroyed during slide preparation, forming ...

Haemophilus influenzae b detection using Rapid Latex Agglutination Test

The Latex Agglutination Test used for qualitative detection Haemophilus influenzae type b presents in samples like CSF, Body fluids, serum, urine or blood cultures. The reagent ...
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