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When a diagnosis is made in a small biopsy or cytology specimen in conjunction with special studies, it should be clarified whether the diagnosis was established based on light microscopy alone or if special stains were required.
Step 3: Review of Special Stains and Descriptive Diagnoses
Additional tests on the existing specimen such as special stains to clarify the diagnosis for which the specimen was submitted would only be allowed if conditions listed in Transmittal 80 were met.
Added features include the simultaneous processing of special stains, immunohistochemistry (IHC), in situ hybridization (ISH), and hematoxylin-eosin (H&E) slides in the same run, random, STAT, and continuous access, and a comprehensive test menu with over 300 protocols, which can be customized for optimum results.
Special stains included various immunoperoxidase and histochemical stains.
Special stains and cultures for acid-fast bacilli and fungi were negative, as were blood cultures for Mycobacterium avium complex.
Ventana Stain Orders Interface - to order Special Stains and send patient data to instrument.
Contract notice: Supply and service, divided into lots, of systems for special stains for histochemical preparations cyto-histological and systems for the preparation of slides cytology specimens collected in the liquid phase necessary to the medical afferent aic 4.
2) Pertinent negative findings include negative findings for bacterial cultures, viral cultures, special stains for fungi and bacteria and negative PCR results for 2 recognized causes of encephalitis in New Hampshire (West Nile and Eastern equine encephalitis viruses).
This system has the capability for simultaneous IHC, ISH, and special stains.
Special stains for acid fast bacilli and fungal organisms were negative.
Special stains for organisms that cause granulomas, such as fungi and Mycobacterium tuberculosis, were negative.

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