cresyl echt

cres·yl echt

, cresyl fast violet (cres'il ekt, fast vī'ō-let),
A metachromatic basic oxazin dye, closely related to cresyl violet acetate and used for the same purposes.
See also: cresyl violet acetate.
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The cyst form may be visualised using the Gomori methenamine silver, toluidine blue O, cresyl echt violet or calcofluor white stains; trophic forms are visualised by modified Papanicolaou, Gram-Weigert or Wright-Giemsa stains.