Kinyoun's stain?

B. Wasilauskas bwasilau at ISNET.IS.WFU.EDU
Mon Jan 30 08:09:28 EST 1995

At 09:45 AM 1/26/95 -0800, Ann C. Smith wrote:
>Dear All,
>In our general microbiolgy course for undergraduates my students 
>perform the Acid Fast stain.  We use the procedure that involves 
>steaming with carbolfuschin.  I am aware that an alternate stain is 
>available (Kinyoun stain).  I have not been able to find a procedure.

The procedure for the Kinyoun acid fast stain is found in Bailey and Scott's 
"Diagnostic Microbiology". You may also want to try out the Gugol staining 
strips for Kinyoun. They are available from Fisher Scientific.


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