Histopathology

SR NOTESTTEST COMPONENTSMETHODSPECIMEN/TRANSPORTTATCLINICAL APPLICATIONS
1Nerve and muscle biopsies-Routine histopathology
After co-relation with CPK, EMG and clinical findings
Formalin fixed tissue24 to 48 hrsHelps differentiating inflammatory v/s non inflammatory myopathy and vasculitis
Orinfective pathology if present
2Special stains-Manual
PAS stain for fungal elements
ZN stain for acid fast bacilli
Lepra stain for lepra bacilli
Formalin fixed tissue24 to 48 hrsHelps confirm or rule out infective pathology