Trichrome (routine) | Special Stain

Test DetailsTo demonstrate collagen and caridac or skeletal muscle fibers
MethodologySpecial stain
PerformedMonday – Friday
Turnaround2 – 3 business days
Specimen RequirementsParaffin Block and /or Unstained Sections (5 microns thick)

Minimum slide requirement: 2 slides.
If requesting interpretation, please submit an H&E slide.
Storage/Transport ConditionsRoom 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)