gram stain limitations.txt

  1. nmeumonic?
    These Rascals May Microscopically Lack Color
  2. Which don't stain well?
    • Treponema
    • Rickettsia
    • Mycobacteria
    • Mycoplasma
    • Legionella pnewnophila
    • Chlamydia
  3. Why does Treponema not stain well?
    (too thin to be visualized)
  4. Why does Rickettsia not stain well?
    intracellular parasite
  5. Why does Mycobacteria not stain well?
    • high lipid content in cell wall
    • detected by carbolfuchsin i n acid-fast stain
  6. Why does Mycoplasma not stain well?
    ( no cell wall)
  7. Why does Legionella pneumophila not stain well?
    (primarily intracellular)
  8. Why does Chlamydia not stain well?
    • intracellular parasite ; lacks
    • muramic acid in cell wall)
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nedi
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gram stain limitations.txt
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