auramine O


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au·ra·mine O

(aw'ră-mēn), [C.I. 41000]
A yellow fluorescent dye used as a stain for the tubercle bacillus and as a stain for DNA in Kasten fluorescent Feulgen stain.

auramine O

a fluorescent, yellow aniline dye used as a stain for the tubercle bacillus and for deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA).
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Kinyoun and Fluorescent staining using Auramine O and Rhodamine B are better staining techniques in the detection of AFB than Ziehl Neelsen Staining.
Slides were stained with routine ZN, Kinyoun and fluorescent staining technique using Auramine O and Rhodamine B to demonstrate the presence of acid fast bacilli in tissue.
Slides were stained with routine ZN staining, Kinyoun staining and fluorescent staining technique using Auramine O and Rhodamine B to demonstrate the acid fast bacilli in tissue.
Cover the whole surface of the slides with Auramine O solution and stain for 15 minutes.