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Intended Use:

Test for Metachromatic stain.


The granules stain purple-black against the light green counterstained cytoplasm. This helps to distinguish Corynebacterium diphtheria from most of the short nonpathogenic diphtheroides which lack granules.

Albert's Stain A & B


Physical Appearance Alberts stain ‘A’ clear peacock blue colored liquid without any particles.
Alberts stain ‘B’ clear amber colored liquid without any particles.
Kit components Reagent bottles.
Kit insert
Pack Size 2 x 50 ml
4 x 50 ml
4 x 250 ml
Storage Temperature Room Temperature
Dispatch time in weeks 2 to 4 weeks
Kit dimensions 2 x 50ml – 85x105x45 mm
4 x 50ml- 170x105x45 mm
4 x 250ml – 125x140x125mm
Production Capacity 600 mn ml per annum