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AFB Kinyoun Kit (Cold Method)

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Catalog No. Packaging Size Price Quantity
25765-1 1 kit
€64.00

Description

Method of staining acid-fast microorganisms, specifically mycobacterium. Procedure is similar to Ziehl-Neelson stain, but does not involve heating the slides.

Kinyoun staining method uses carbol-fuchsin as a primary stain, followed by decolorization with an acid-alcohol solution and methylene blue as a counterstain. Kinyoun carbol-fuschsin has a greater concentration of phenol and basic fuchsin and does not require heating in order to stain properly.

When viewed under a microscope, Kinyoun stained slides will show acid-fast organisms as red and non acid-fast organisms as blue.

Kit includes: Carbol Fuchsin (Kinyoun), Acid Alcohol, and Methylene Blue (8 oz. bottle of each)

Hazards:
Flammable liquid, Irritant, Toxic (Ingestion), Toxic (Absorption), Toxic (Inhalation)
Handling:
Glove, chemical goggles & chemical mask or hood
Storage:
Store at room temperature
Code:
CHVWX7g - (hazard/handling/storage codes)

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