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Special Stain, Oil Red O
2005978
Ordering Recommendation

Refer to the listing of histochemical stains at www.aruplab.com/ap/tests/histochemical.

Mnemonic
OIL RED SS
Methodology
Special Stain
Performed
Mon-Fri
Reported
1-5 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
  • Anatomic Pathology Test Request Form Recommended (ARUP form #32960)
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Frozen tissue or Fresh tissue or Frozen cryostat sections. 
Specimen Preparation
Frozen Tissue or Fresh Tissue: Transport 1 g in a sterile container. (Min: 0.5 g)
Frozen Cryostat Sections: Transport 2 slides (4-8 micron section). (Min: 1 slide) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen Tissue or Frozen Cryostat Sections: Frozen.
Fresh Tissue: Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens submitted with non-representative tissue type. Depleted specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Indefinitely; Frozen: Indefinately 
Reference Interval
Interpretive Data


Note
All stains will be handled as Stain and Return unless a consultation is requested. To request a consultation, submit the pathology report, all associated case materials (clinical history, blocks, slides, etc.), and the Anatomic Pathology Requisition Form (#32960).
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2005980Oil Red Stain
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Aliases
  • Fat Stain Oil Red O
  • Oil Red O staining