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Letter to the Editor - Gram Stain Response for Microbiology

In 1884, Hans Christian Gram described a method of staining bacterial cells while not staining surrounding animal tissues; however, he thought the staining method he developed was faulty because not all bacteria stained. In a letter to the editor of the journal in which Gram published his findings, write your response to Gram's concern.

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Solution Summary

500 word response containing thorough and specific information to facilitate the letter writing process. A summary of the Gram stain procedure is included with explanation of the important steps.