Biochemical Confirmatory Test Stains and Reagents

Remel™ NAC 100 (Thermo Scientific™)

The Remel NAC 100 is for digestion and decontamination procedures for AFB and fungal cultures.

Remel™ BactiDrop™ Potassium Hydroxide (Thermo Scientific™)

Remel BactiDrop Potassium Hydroxide is for preparation of clinical specimens for microscopic examination of fungal elements.

Remel™ BactiDrop Lactophenol Aniline Blue (Thermo Scientific™)

Remel BactiDrop Lactophenol Aniline Blue is for staining fungal elements.

Remel™ Gram Safranin (Thermo Scientific™)

Thermo Scientific™ Remel Gram Safranin is a counterstain used in Gram stain procedures.

Remel™ BactiDrop™ Lugol's Iodine (Thermo Scientific™)

Remel BactiDrop Lugol's Iodine is for trichrome stain procedures.

Remel™ Gram Iodine PVP (Thermo Scientific™)

Differs from traditional Gram stain formulation by substituting PVP iodine, an organic iodine complex, which is more stable than iodine.

Remel™ Gram Enhancer (Thermo Scientific™)

Thermo Scientific™ Remel Gram Enhancer is used to reduce the red color of background debris to give better contrast to small gram-negative microorganisms.

Remel™ BactiDrop™ Ninhydrin (Thermo Scientific™)

Remel BactiDrop Ninhydrin is for detection of sodium hippurate hydrolysis.

Remel™ Gram Crystal Violet (Thermo Scientific™)

Thermo Scientific™ Remel Gram Crystal Violet is a primary stain in Gram stain procedures.

Remel™ BactiDrop™ Nitrate A (Thermo Scientific™)

Remel BactiDrop Nitrate A is used for determination of the ability of microorganisms to reduce nitrate to nitrite or free nitrogen gas.

Remel™ Gram Decolorizer (Thermo Scientific™)

Thermo Scientific™ Remel Gram Decolorizer is a decolorizing reagent used in Gram stain procedures.

Remel™ BactiDrop Calcofluor White (Thermo Scientific™)

A fluorescent stain for fungi, Microsporidium, Acanthamoeba, and Pneumocystis.

Remel™ TB Methylene Blue Counterstain (Thermo Scientific™)

A counterstain for AFB and Cryptosporidium modified acid-fast stain using TB Kinyoun or TB Ziehl-Neelsen stains.

Remel™ Enhanced Gram Safranin (Thermo Scientific™)

Thermo Scientific™ enhanced gram stain reagents are balanced to give a distinct gram-positive reaction and are less prone to over decolorization.

Remel™ Anaerobic Nitrate Reagent B (Thermo Scientific™)

Thermo Scientific™ Remel Anaerobic Nitrate Reagent B is for determination of nitrate reduction in anaerobic bacteria.