Fig. 1: Preparing the Slide for Staining: Step 1

drop of water on slide

Using your dropper bottle of distilled water, place a small drop of water on a clean microscope slide.
The slide on the left has too much water. The slide on the right has the correct amount.

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Microbiology Laboratory Manual by Gary E. Kaiser, PhD, Professor of Microbiology
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Last updated: September, 2017