acid alcohol


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ac·id al·co·hol

ethyl alcohol (70%) containing 1% hydrochloric acid.

ac·id al·co·hol

(asid alkŏ-hol)
Ethyl alcohol (70%) containing 1% hydrochloric acid.
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The slide is washed under tap water and decolourised with acid alcohol (0.5% hydrochloric acid with 70% ethanol) for 2-4 minutes.
Sections were washed with PBS containing Tween and then incubated with 3,3'-diaminobenzidine tetrahydrochloride (DAB; ZSGB-Bio, China), stained with hematoxylin, differentiated with hydrochloric acid alcohol solution, treated with 1% ammonia, dehydrated with ethanol and dried overnight.
Sections were finally differentiated in 1% acid alcohol for 10 seconds, rinsed in water for 10 minutes, dehydrated through ascending grades of alcohol, cleared and mounted in a DPX synthetic mountant.
(15) Acid alcohol fast staining procedure allowed differentiation between Nocardia species and NTM.