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23062 Surgical Pathology, Special Stains, Group II

Surgical Pathology, Special Stains, Group II
Test Code: HMISC
Synonyms/Keywords
​Special Stains, Histology
Useful For
Special stains can be used to help aide in diagnosis. ​
Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​Tissue ​10% Neutral Buffered Formalin or Paraffin Embedded Block
Collection Processing Instructions
Submit completed Histology requisition form with patient history and tissue source information.
 
This test is surgical pathology Group II stains, all others (Ex. Iron, Trichrome). Stains included in this group are as follows: Alcian Blue, Alcian Blue PAS, Alizarin Stain for Hemoglobin (Okajama's), Alkaline Congo Red for Amyloid Digestion by Congo Red, Bielschowsky, Bodian, Churukian-Schenk, Colloidal Iron, Crystal Violet, Elastic/Masson, Fibrin-MSB, Fontana-Masson Silver, Gomori's One-step Trichrome, Gomori's Iron, Gordon and Sweet Reticulum, Grimelius Technique for Argyrophil, Hall's Method for Bilirubin, Holzer Stain for Glia Fibers, Hyaluronidase Digestion, Jones, Luxol Fast Blue-PAS Stain, Masson Trichrome, May-Grunwald Giemsa Stain, Mayer's Mucicamine, Melanin Bleach, Methyl Green Pyronin, Oil Red (Dezna), PAS with Diatase, PAS Stain, Mallory’s PTAH 3-day, PTAH for CNS 1-day, Rhodamine (same day), Rubianic Acid Stain for Copper, SAB, Schmorl's Method for Reducing Substances, Sevier-Munger, Toluidine Blue for Mucin, Verhoeff's Elastic Tissue Stain, Victoria Blue, Von Kossa's for Calcium.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Marshfield ​Monday - Friday ​3 days
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
​Marshfield ​By report
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​88313
Synonyms/Keywords
​Special Stains, Histology
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
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Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​Tissue ​10% Neutral Buffered Formalin or Paraffin Embedded Block
Collection Processing
Submit completed Histology requisition form with patient history and tissue source information.
 
This test is surgical pathology Group II stains, all others (Ex. Iron, Trichrome). Stains included in this group are as follows: Alcian Blue, Alcian Blue PAS, Alizarin Stain for Hemoglobin (Okajama's), Alkaline Congo Red for Amyloid Digestion by Congo Red, Bielschowsky, Bodian, Churukian-Schenk, Colloidal Iron, Crystal Violet, Elastic/Masson, Fibrin-MSB, Fontana-Masson Silver, Gomori's One-step Trichrome, Gomori's Iron, Gordon and Sweet Reticulum, Grimelius Technique for Argyrophil, Hall's Method for Bilirubin, Holzer Stain for Glia Fibers, Hyaluronidase Digestion, Jones, Luxol Fast Blue-PAS Stain, Masson Trichrome, May-Grunwald Giemsa Stain, Mayer's Mucicamine, Melanin Bleach, Methyl Green Pyronin, Oil Red (Dezna), PAS with Diatase, PAS Stain, Mallory’s PTAH 3-day, PTAH for CNS 1-day, Rhodamine (same day), Rubianic Acid Stain for Copper, SAB, Schmorl's Method for Reducing Substances, Sevier-Munger, Toluidine Blue for Mucin, Verhoeff's Elastic Tissue Stain, Victoria Blue, Von Kossa's for Calcium.
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
Useful For
Special stains can be used to help aide in diagnosis. ​
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
​Marshfield ​By report
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Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
​Marshfield ​Monday - Friday ​3 days
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Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
​88313
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