Ziehl-Neelsen stain

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Ziehl-Neelsen stain

[′zēl ′nēl·sən ‚stān]
(microbiology)
A procedure for acid-fast staining of tubercle bacilli with carbol fuchsin.
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Also in 1882, the German bacteriologist Franz Ziehl added a further modification to Ehrlich's method.