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Astral’s microbiology portfolio includes a wide variety of biological stains and associated reagents that can be used in automated stainers or manual methods. Accurate diagnosis and eventual antibiotic treatment are often directly related to laboratory results. Microguard Gram stain solutions provide brilliantly stained specimens, free of background staining, resulting in the accuracy level required by microbiology professionals.

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AFB Kinyoun, Replacement BG Counterstain AFB Kinyoun, Replacement BG Counterstain

Counterstain used in succession following carbol-fuchsin staining and decolorizing in the AFB staining procedure.

AFB Kinyoun, Replacement, Decolorizer AFB Kinyoun, Replacement, Decolorizer

Decolorizer used in succession following carbol- fuchsin staining in the AFB staining procedure.

AFB Kinyoun, Replacement, Fuchsin Carbol AFB Kinyoun, Replacement, Fuchsin Carbol

Primary stain used in the AFB staining procedure using the Kinyoun Method.

AFB Kinyoun, Replacement, MB AFB Kinyoun, Replacement, MB

Counterstain used in succession following carbol-fuchsin staining and decolorizing in the AFB staining procedure.

AFB Set Kinyoun, BG Counterstain AFB Set Kinyoun, BG Counterstain

Counterstain used in succession following carbol-fuchsin staining and decolorizing in the AFB staining procedure.

AFB Set, Kinyoun, MB Counter Stain AFB Set, Kinyoun, MB Counter Stain

Counterstain used in succession following carbol-fuchsin staining and decolorizing in the AFB staining procedure.

AFB Set, Kinyoun, Replacement, MB AFB Set, Kinyoun, Replacement, MB

Counterstain used in succession following carbol-fuchsin staining and decolorizing in the AFB staining procedure.

AFB Set, Ziehl-Neelson AFB Set, Ziehl-Neelson

For the staining of bacteria from cultures or patient specimens suspected to contain Mycobacteria tuberculosis.

AFB Ziehl-Neelsen, Replacement, Decolorizer AFB Ziehl-Neelsen, Replacement, Decolorizer

Decolorizer used in succession following carbol- fuchsin staining in the AFB staining procedure.

AFB Ziehl-Neelsen, Replacement, Fuchsin Carbol AFB Ziehl-Neelsen, Replacement, Fuchsin Carbol

Primary stain used in the AFB staining procedure using the Kinyoun Method.

AFB Ziehl-Neelsen, Replacement, MB AFB Ziehl-Neelsen, Replacement, MB

Counterstain used in succession following carbol-fuchsin staining and decolorizing in the AFB staining procedure.

Alcian Blue Alcian Blue

Used primarily for demonstrating acid mucopolysaccarides.

Gentian Violet 1% Gentian Violet 1%

Used for various microbiology applications

Gentian Violet 2% Gentian Violet 2%

Used for various microbiology applications

Gram Stain Crystal Violet Gram Stain Crystal Violet

Stains a deep purple color for visualization of nuclei or colonies of cells.

Gram Stain Crystal Violet Gram Stain Crystal Violet

Stains a deep purple color for visualization of nuclei or colonies of cells.

Gram Stain Crystal Violet Replacement Gram Stain Crystal Violet Replacement

Stains a deep purple color for visualization of nuclei or colonies of cells.

Gram Stain Decolorizer Gram Stain Decolorizer

Can be used with the Gram stain.

Gram Stain Decolorizer  Replacement 1:1 Gram Stain Decolorizer Replacement 1:1

Can be used with the Gram stain.

Gram Stain Decolorizer 1:1 Gram Stain Decolorizer 1:1

Can be used with the Gram stain.

Gram Stain Decolorizer 75/25 Gram Stain Decolorizer 75/25

Can be used with the Gram stain.

Gram Stain Decolorizer Replacement Gram Stain Decolorizer Replacement

Can be used with the Gram stain.

Gram Stain Iodine Replacement, Traditional Gram Stain Iodine Replacement, Traditional

Consists of ingredients to prepare fresh iodine.

Gram Stain Iodine, Stabilized Gram Stain Iodine, Stabilized

Specifically formulated for differential staining of bacteria from cultures or patient specimens.

Gram Stain Lugol's, WS, Iodine Gram Stain Lugol's, WS, Iodine

Ready-to-use iodine solution.

Gram Stain Safranin Gram Stain Safranin

This traditional counterstain to the popular Gram stain is used to stain nuclei red.

Gram Stain Safranin Replacement Gram Stain Safranin Replacement

This traditional counterstain to the popular Gram stain is used to stain nuclei red.

Gram Stain Set  (Stabilized) Gram Stain Set (Stabilized)

Specifically formulated for differential staining of bacteria from cultures or patient specimens.

Gram Stain Set, Stabilized Iodine Gram Stain Set, Stabilized Iodine

Specifically formulated for differential staining of bacteria from cultures or patient specimens.

Gram Stain Set, Stabilized Iodine Gram Stain Set, Stabilized Iodine

Specifically formulated for differential staining of bacteria from cultures or patient specimens.