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APGMSP
GROCOTT'S METHENAMINE SILVER HISTOCHEMICAL STAIN FOR PNEUMOCYSTIS

Test Code APGMSP 
Test GROCOTT'S METHENAMINE SILVER HISTOCHEMICAL STAIN FOR PNEUMOCYSTIS 
Description Useful for demonstrating the presence of Pneumocystis jiroveci (formerly Pneumocyctis carnii).

NOTE: This test is usually ordered in conjunction with a pathology consultation. The pathology professional component will be billed separately by the consulting pathologist. 

Specimen Formalin-fixed or paraffin-embedded tissue specimen, fixed or unfixed cytology, body fluid, or prepared smear. 
Reference Values An interpretive report will be issued. 
Analytic Time 2 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 88312