Re: Gram Stain

From:"J. A. Kiernan" wrote:
> Does someone have a procedure for doing a gram stain, where 
> you don't use the 50% solution of xylene and picric acid 
> (Bouins).

Dear Snobird75 (whoever you are),

Where did you find a Gram staining method using either
xylene or Bouin's fluid (which does not contain xylene)?

The chemicals used in Gram staining are crystal violet,
iodine and potassium iodide. 

John A. Kiernan
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
The University of Western Ontario
London,   Canada   N6A 5C1

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