Kinyoun carbolfuchsin


Kinyoun carbolfuchsin
a modification of Ziehl-Neelsen carbolfuchsin containing a higher concentration of phenol and basic fuchsin, eliminating the need for heating of the slide in staining. See Kinyoun staining method, at Stains and Staining Methods, under stain.

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