All special stains will include a positive control tissue
This stain is used to detect the presence of copper and copper associated protein in tissue sections. Abnormal copper accumulations are predominantly found in liver tissue, most notably in Wilson’s disease.
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 Interpretation
An interpretive pathology report will be provided for Technical with Interpretation cases.