Alcian Blue Stain

Test/Profile Name

Alcian Blue Stain

Test/Profile Code

T001422

Clinical Usefullness

To detect mucins in tumour and find out extract origin of tumour


Synonyms (Also knowns as)

Alcian blue


Specimen Type and Minimal Volume

Wax block with tissue / Tissue with formal saline

Forms

Required

Test Equipment

Vacuum Tissue Processer, Tissue Tek Embedding System, Microtome , Microscope

Test Method

Alcian blue staining

Include Test

N/A

Reporting Time (Turn Around Time; TAT)

3 Days

Clinical Information

X-ray  /Scan Report

Previous  Reports of Surgery

Others  Clinical  History