|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|