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We share scientific articles to help you deepen your knowledge about staining issues.

What are the main problems you encounter when Gram staining?

According to our survey on LinkedIn, 39% of the respondents encountered a sample lost during staining, but some other problems were also mentioned. 

In this article, we gathered tips to help you resolve your problems when Gram staining.

Hematology slides

Difference between wedge smear and thick drop for blood analysis

The difference between a wedge smear and a thick drop is the amount of blood and the method of spreading the blood on the slide. The two techniques have different purposes that are described in this article.