Test Directory

GMS for Fungus (Nail)

Synonym(s):

NAIL-GMS

Application:

Demonstrate Fungus  or pneumocystis

Specimen Type:

Nails collected in a sterile, leak-proof container

Collection Procedure:

Collect nails from cleansed feet and/or hands. Store at room temperature, refrigeration is not recommended.

Required Information:

Complete the Incyte Diagnostics requisition with the patient's demographics and relevant clinical history.

Specimen Stability:

Room temperature: 7 days

Unacceptable Specimen:

Frozen or fixed specimens.

Department:

Histology

Method:

Special Stain, Ventana BenchMark Special Stainer (Spokane, Bellevue)

Special Stain, DAKO Artisan (Richland)

Turnaround:

12 business days from receipt

Performed:

Monday–Saturday

Retention:

Blocks: 10 years
Slides: 10 years

CPT Code:*

88312

*The listed CPT codes are for reference use only. Final coding is based on CPT guidelines and individual circumstances.

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