- carbolfuchsin stain
- carbolfuchsin used in a stain, particularly for detection of acid-fast bacteria; see Kinyoun staining method, Ziehl-Neelsen staining method, and Fite method. It is also used as a counterstain for Legionella pneumophila following other routine stains. Stained cells appear pink to red.
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carbolfuchsin — car·bol·fuch·sin .kär (.)bäl fyük sən, (.)bȯl n a mixture of an aqueous solution of phenol and an alcoholic solution of fuchsin used as a stain in microscopy esp. in staining bacteria * * * car·bol·fuch·sin (kahr″bol fūkґsin) basic… … Medical dictionary
carbolfuchsin — ˌkärˌbälˈfyüksə̇n, bȯl also ˈfyüshə̇n or ˈfüksə̇n noun ( s) Etymology: carbol + fuchsin : a mixture of aqueous solution of phenol and alcoholic solution of fuchsine used as a stain in microscopy especially in staining bacteria … Useful english dictionary
Ziehl-Neelsen stain — Ziehl Neel·sen stain tsēl nāl sən n a carbolfuchsin stain used esp. for detecting the tubercle bacillus Ziehl Franz (1857 1926) German bacteriologist. A professor in Lübeck, Ziehl introduced the carbolfuchsin stain for the tubercle bacillus in… … Medical dictionary
Ziehl-Neelsen stain — The Ziehl Neelsen stain, also known as the acid fast stain, was first described by two German doctors; Franz Ziehl (1859 to 1926), a bacteriologist and Friedrich Neelsen (1854 to 1894), a pathologist. It is a special bacteriological stain used to … Wikipedia
Ziehl-Neelsen carbolfuchsin staining method — Ziehl Neel·sen carbolfuchsin, staining method (tsēlґ nālґsen) [Franz Ziehl, German bacteriologist, 1857â€“1926; Friedrich Karl Adolf Neelsen, German pathologist, 1854â€“1894] see under carbolfuchsin, and at Stains and Staining Methods,… … Medical dictionary
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 … Medical dictionary
Kinyoun carbolfuchsin solution — Kinyoun carbolfuchsin. See also Kinyoun staining method, at Table of Stains and Staining Methods, under stain … Medical dictionary
Ziehl-Neelsen carbolfuchsin solution — Ziehl Neelsen carbolfuchsin. See also Ziehl Neelsen staining method, at Table of Stains and Staining Methods, under stain … Medical dictionary
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) … Medical dictionary
Franz Ziehl — Dr. Franz Ziehl (1857 1926) was a German bacteriologist. He was a professor in Lübeck. Franz Ziehl introduced the carbolfuchsin stain for the tubercle bacillus in 1882. With pathologist Friedrich Neelsen (1854 1894), he developed the Ziehl… … Wikipedia