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fuchsin

 [fūk´sin]
any of several red to purple dyes, sometimes specifically basic fuchsin.
acid fuchsin a mixture of sulfonated fuchsins; used in various complex stains.
basic fuchsin a histologic stain, containing predominantly pararosaniline and rosaniline.

fuch·sin

(fūk'sin), Avoid the mispronunciation fū'shin.
A nonspecific term referring to any of several red rosanilin dyes used as stains in histology and bacteriology.
[Leonhard Fuchs, German botanist, 1501-1566]

fuchsin

/fuch·sin/ (fūk´sin) any of several red to purple dyes, sometimes specifically basic f.
acid fuchsin  a mixture of sulfonated fuchsins; used in various complex stains.
basic fuchsin  a histologic stain, containing predominantly pararosaniline and rosaniline.

fuchsin

(fyo͞ok′sĭn) also

fuchsine

(-sĭn, -sēn′)
n.
A dark green synthetic dyestuff, C20H19N3·HCl, used to make a purple-red dye employed in coloring textiles and leather and as a bacterial stain. Also called magenta.

fuch·sin

(fūk'sin)
A nonspecific term referring to any of several red rosanilin dyes used as stains in histology and bacteriology.
[Leonhard Fuchs, German botanist, 1501-1566]

fuchsin

any of several red to purple dyes.

acid fuchsin
a mixture of sulfonated fuchsins; used in various complex stains.
basic fuchsin
a histological stain, a mixture of pararosaniline, rosaniline and magenta II. Also, a mixture of rosaniline and pararosaniline hydrochlorides used as a local anti-infective.
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We have earlier shown that sputum in its containers can be stained (11), in an hour, by phenol ammonium sulphate basic fuchsin solution and its smear can then be decolourised and counter-stained for detection of acid-fast bacilli (AFB) (12,13).
Therefore, the objectives of the present study were (i) to stain the sputum samples in their containers with phenol ammonium sulphate basic fuchsin solution and to decolourise and counter-stain the stained sputum smears for detection of AFB (henceforth called pot method, and (ii) to compare the proportion of AFB positives obtained in pot and standard ZN methods.
Smears were stained by using the Ziehl-Nielsen technique with carbol fuchsin and methylene blue.
For maturation stage identification, they were cut into 3-[micro]m sections at -30[degrees]C with a cryostat (Thermo Shandon Cryotome 0620) and stained with Lee's methylene blue-basic fuchsin for microscopic examination (Gauthier-Clerc et al.
Paul Ehrlich improved on Koch's staining procedure, using aniline instead of ammonia and fuchsin instead of methylene blue.
Fuchsin fluorescence and autofluorescence in Cryptosporidium, Isospora and Cyclospora oocysts.
In 1883, German pathologist Friedrich Neelsen added his modification, using carbol fuchsin instead of carbol methyl violet and decolorizing with 15% sulfuric acid.
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They were stained with Kinyoun's carbol fuchsin modified acid-fast stain and examined by oil immersion microscopy.
The SAAP method was completed by sequential application of normal horse serum (serum block) for 20 minutes, primary antibody for 1 hour, biotinylated horse anti-mouse immunoglobulin G (IgG) for 30 minutes, streptavidin-alkaline phosphatase complex (Bethesda Research Laboratories, Gaithersburg, Md) for 30 minutes, and naphthol AS-BI phosphate/hexazotized new fuchsin (Histomark Red, Kirkegaard and Perry Laboratories, Gaithersburg, Md) for 50 minutes (all steps at room temperature).