Modified acid-fast staining (ziehl-neelsen stain) principle, procedure, uses

Modified acid-fast staining principles are, that when mycobacteria and Nocardia species stain with carbol fuchsin, they stained and resist the decolorizing acid. But other bacteria decolorized by the acid. Therefore Mycobacteria and Nocardia species are called ACID FAST bacteria (AFB). Ziehl-Neelsen stain procedure Following are the 4 steps in acid-fast staining. Why ziehl-neelsen stain (ZN … Read more