Stains and Reagents
Difco™/BBL™ Stains and Indicators
BD offers a broad line of reagent droppers, diagnostic kits, antigens and antisera, and strep grouping products are conveniently available. These items aid in the identification of Streptococci, Staphylococci, Neisseria gonorrhoeae
and a variety of other organisms. Reagents are available for the detection of febrile diseases, phenylketonuria (PKU) and syphilis.
The visualization of bacteria by means of staining procedures is an important tool for the microbiologist as an aid in the identification and classification of isolates. BD Diagnostic Systems provides the microbiologist with carefully standardized and reproducible stain reagents in order to ensure accurate and interpretable results. Stains are also available to provide rapid visualization of mycobacteria and provide early detection of positive blood cultures by fluorescence procedures.
BD offers both traditional and cutting edge staining methodologies, as well as quality control slides for Gram stain and acid-fast staining procedures.