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Acid-Fast Stain (Video)

Acid-Fast Stain (Video)

The Acid-Fast stain is an important differential stain used to distinguish between Acid-Fast bacteria and Non-Acid-Fast Bacteria, based on the presence or absence of mycolic acid in their cell walls. In this video, Biology Professor will cover the Acid-Fast stain procedure and discuss how it is applied to determine the presence of Mycobacteria, which include the bacteria that cause tuberculosis and leprosy.  Video has almost 100,000 views and almost 1,000 likes.  Also has English closed caption subtitles.



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