from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A solution of basic fuchsin in which the staining power of the dye has been enforced by the addition of carbolic acid. As a rule, the solution has the composition: 1 part of fuchsin, 100 parts of a 5-per-cent. aqueous solution of carbolic acid, and 10 parts of absolute alcohol.
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Stain in hot carbol-fuchsin (as in staining for spores) for five to ten minutes.
Stain in hot carbol-fuchsin (as for tubercle bacilli) for five to ten minutes.
Stain in carbol-fuchsin _without heat_ for three minutes.
Cover the film with hot carbol-fuchsin and hold in the forceps above
(b) Stain the preparations by Gram's method (if applicable) or with dilute carbol-fuchsin, and mount in the usual way.