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.
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
Protect paraffin block and/or slides from excessive heat
Histochemical staining and microscopic evaluation
An interpretive pathology report will be provided for Technical with Interpretation cases.