Ziehl-Neelsen carbolfuchsin


Ziehl-Neelsen carbolfuchsin
a mixture of basic fuchsin and liquefied phenol in alcohol and purified water; used in the Ziehl-Neelsen staining method (see at Stains and Staining Methods, under stain).

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