Pentachrome | Special Stain

Test Details Method uses 5 different stains to demonstarte collagen, elastic fibers, mucin, fibrin, muscle
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