Acid Fast Bacteria pin

Special Stains

Alternate Test Names:
AFB

Methodology: Special Stains

Clinical Significance:

Organ:

Disease State:

CPT Code(s): 88312 (reference only; CPTs may vary)

Turnaround Time: Within 1-2 business days of receipt

Schedule: Monday - Friday

Specimen Requirements:
• Formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue block or cell block - OR -
• 1 unstained slide for each test requested plus 3-4 additional unstained slides cut at 4µm