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Pneumocystis carinii stain
|Performed by||Cytology (Dept. of Pathology)|
|Method||PAP and Gomori methenamine silver (GMS) stains|
|Collection Instructions||Complete a Non-Gyn Cytology Requisition and deliver with sample.
From 0800-1630 deliver sample to M-545. After 1630 deliver to clinical laboratory processing, 5th floor Moffitt.
|Container type||Sputum cup, Lukens trap|
|Sample type||Sputum, Bronchalveolar lavage (BAL), Bronchial wash|
|Processing notes||If received on a Microbiology requisition forward it and sample to M-545.|
|Synonyms||PCP; Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia|
|Last Updated||9/8/2012 2:17:01 PM|
If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667