Refer to the listing of histochemical stains at www.aruplab.com/ap/tests/histochemical.
Tissue. Also acceptable: Cryostat sections, air-dried cytospin or air-dried smear slides.
Tissue: Transport 1 g fresh or frozen tissue in a sterile container. (Min: 0.5 g)
Cryostat Sections: Transport 2 frozen cryostat section slides (4-8 micron section). (Min: 1 slide)
Air-dried Cytospin or Air-dried Smear Slides: Transport 2 slides. (Min: 1 slide)
Tissue: Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Frozen.
Cryostat Sections: Frozen.
Air-dried Cytospin or Air-dried Smear Slides: Room temperature.
Specimens submitted with non-representative tissue type. Depleted specimens.
Tissue: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 48 hours; Frozen: Indefinitely
Cryostat Sections: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Indefinitely
Air-dried Cytospin or Air-dried Smear Slides: Ambient: Indefinitely; Refrigerated: Undefined; Frozen: Undefined
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).
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2005980||Oil Red Stain|
- Fat Stain Oil Red O
- Oil Red O staining