CLINICAL LAB TECHNICIAN Questions and Answers

What are the different techniques for placing samples in micro-scope?

Different techniques used for placing samples under micro-scope are

  • Dry Mount: You simply put section of specimen with a cover slip over a sample
  • Wet Mount: Samples are placed under various liquid medium like glycerine, water, brine and water
  • Smear Slides: In this technique, sample is smear over the slide and on top it another slide is placed without forming bubbles
  • Squash Slides: In this technique, lens tissue is used over the wet mount, and it will remove excess water
  • Staining: Stains such as iodine, methylene blue and crystal violet is used to stain the specimen