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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Gomori methenamine silver, cresyl echt violet, and calco-fluor white stains show the cystic forms of pneumocystis.
Staining was achieved with lugol fast blue overnight, differentiated in 70% alcohol, rinsed, and counterstained with cresyl echt violet for 5-7 minutes, cleared in xylene and mounted in permount.