Kinyoun

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The Kinyoun method, is an acid-fast procedure used to stain any species of the genus Mycobacterium and Nacardia species. The procedure of the Kinyoun method is the application of a primary stain (Carbol Fuchsin), a decolorizer (acid-alcohol), and a counterstain (Methylene Blue).