Services / Specimen Requriement
Routine process and H&E stain
Routine process and unstained slid
Tissue processing and embedding
H&E stain only
Cytology PAP stain
Special stains, including PAS, Gram, mucin, AFB, Fite, Giemsa, melanin, elastin, trichrome, etc
Immunohistochemistry stains, including Cytokeratin, S-100, HMB-45, Smooth Muscle Actin, Vemintin, B- and T-lymphocytic markers, and any other cell markers with antibodies provided
Immunofluorescent studies, including direct and indirect immunofluorescent stains, immunoblotting, etc.
Photograph (Digital image of microscopic picture)
Tissue processing and embedding: tissue fixed in 10% formalin > 10 volume of the specimen
Routine H&E stain: formalin fixed tissue or unstained slides
Cytology PAP stain: unstained slides
Frozen section: specimens in Michelle’s Medium
Microscopic diagnosis: Fresh or formalin fixed tissue, paraffin block, stained or unstained slides.
Special stains: paraffin block or unstained slides
Immunohistochemistry stains, paraffin block or unstained slides.
- direct: tissue in Michelle’s Medium
- indirect: serum