Fontana-Masson | Special Stain

Test Details Stain for argentaffin material. For diagnosis of melanomas, carcinoid tumors and pheochromocytoms
Methodology Special stain
Performed Monday – Friday
Turnaround 2 – 3 business days
Specimen Requirements Paraffin Block and /or Unstained Sections (5 microns thick)
Storage/Transport Conditions Room temperature (use cold packs for transport of blocks during summer months)
CPT Code(s) 88313