Masson trichrome stain

Alphabetical Test listing

Masson trichrome stain-12376 - Technical only, 12379 - Technical & interpretation

  
Masson trichrome stain
  
12376 - Technical only, 12379 - Technical & interpretation
  
LAB12376
LAB12379
  
Cirrhosis
Collagen
Smooth muscle
Special stain
  

All special stains will include a positive control tissue

  

This stain is used to differentiate between collagen and smooth muscle in tumors and to identify increases in collagenous tissue in diseases such as cirrhosis of the liver.

  
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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