Making A Blood smear

Step 1

1) clean your finger with ethonol, then ***** your finger with a sterile needle and place a drop of blood of at the end of the slide

.Diabetic *****ing finger before a blood sugar test stock photo (

1 of 6

Step 2

2) By dragging the cover slip into the blood and pushing it up the slide you willl create a smear with a forked end. let it dry for 2-3 mins.


2 of 6

Step 3

3) put ethanol onto the smear and leave to dry for 4-5 mins


3 of 6

Step 4

4) Add leishmans stain and allow to dry for 10 mins


4 of 6

Step 5

5) clean the stain off with buffered saline solutn (salt water) then place a cover slip over what you want to look at under the microscope and examine under the microscope.


5 of 6








6 of 6


No comments have yet been made

Similar Human Biology resources:

See all Human Biology resources »