Special Stain Profile

CERNER / EPIC MNEMONIC: SPEC STAIN
CPT CODE: 88319; 88313 (x4)
TEST INFORMATION: Test includes Alpha-Naphthyl-Acetate Esterase Stain With and Without Fluoride; Naphthol ASD Chloroacetate Esterase Stain; PAS Stain; Peroxidase Stain; Sudan Black B Stain
DAYS PERFORMED: Mon-Fri ,0800-1600
TURNAROUND TIME: 24-48 hours
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: Test performed automatically on newly diagnosed cases of acute leukemia. Call 942-5260 to speak to a hematopathologist for all other cases.
CONTAINER TYPE: Lavender top (EDTA) tube
COLLECTION: Specimen obtained by Bone Marrow Laboratory technologist.
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS: Blood or bone marrow smears prepared by laboratory technologists; imprints or smears of cell suspension
REJECTION CRITERIA: Air-dried slides >7 days old.
MINIMUM VOLUME: 7 mL
HANDLING INSTRUCTIONS: Deliver to the laboratory immediately.
REFERENCE RANGE: Interpreted by the hematopathologist. Phone Surgical Pathology, 942-5260 for results.
TEST SYNONYM(S):Cytochemistry, Leukocyte; Leukocyte Cytochemistry