Microbiology – MCQ 60 – Demonstration of cryptococcus capsule

The capsule of Cryptococcus neoformans in a CSF sample is best seen by:
A. Gram stain
B. India ink preparation
C. Giemsa stain
D. Methanamine-Silver stain

Correct answer : B. India ink preparation

With India ink preparation, the capsule can be seen as a clear halo around the cell.

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