Trichrome (routine) | Special Stain

Test Details To demonstrate collagen and caridac or skeletal muscle fibers
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) 88312 (yeast, intestinal protozoa/parasites); 88313 (collagen, fibrin); or 88314 (on snap frozen tissue)