Composition Safranine O 0.500 gm Ethyl alcohol, 95% 100.000 ml
Description Safranine, 0.5% w/v is a ready made staining solution reported to be used for Gram's counterstain .
Appearance Red coloured solution.
Clarity Clear without any particles.
Storage Store below 30°C in tightly closed container and away from bright light.
Results Gram-positive microorganisms : violet , Gram-negative microorganims : pinkish red.
Classification Gram Stains
Shelf Life Use before expiry date on label.
Microscopic Examination Gram staining is carried out where Safranin is used as counterstain and staining characteristic of organisms are observed under microscope by using oil immersion lens.
Application For microbiological / pathological laboratories, hospitals, research settings and educational institutes. These stains augment tissue morphology, demonstrate important cellular components, aid in the evaluation of diseases, and identifies pathogenic organisms.