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Its a good general Stain, used for Staining the Cestodes
100 ml glacial acetic acid
100 ml distilled water
Carmine in excess – about 1.5 gm
Mix water and acetic acid. Add carmine to the amount which will go into solution.
Heat in a boiling water bath for 15 minutes and allow to cool. Filter to make stock solution.
Mix 1:2 with 70% alcohol for staining.