Gram stain for bacteria

Alphabetical Test listing

Gram stain for bacteria-12376 - Technical only, 12379 - Technical & interpretation

  
Gram stain for bacteria
  
12376 - Technical only, 12379 - Technical & interpretation
  
LAB12376
LAB12379
  
Bacilli
Cocci
Gram Positive
Gram Negative
Special stain
  

All special stains will include a positive control tissue

  

This stain is used to demonstrate gram (+) positive and gram (-) negative bacteria in tissue sections.

  
Tissue
  

Formalin vial/container

  

Prepare a formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block

  

FFPE tissue block

  

Prepare two (2) 4 micron thick section unstained slides from an FFPE tissue block

  
  

Histopathology Processing & Special Stains requisition

  

Ambient

Protect paraffin block and/or slides from excessive heat

  
  • Insufficient tissue in block
  • Mislabeled/Unlabeled block or slides
  • Broken slides
  
AHL - Histology: A
  
Mo - Fr
  
24 - 48 hours
  

Histochemical staining and microscopic evaluation

  

An interpretive pathology report will be provided for Technical with Interpretation cases.

  
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06/29/2021
  
06/30/2021