All special stains will include a positive control tissue
This stain is used for the demonstration of argentaffin substances such as melanin, argentaffin granules of carcinoid tumors, and some neurosecretory granules in tissue specimens.
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.