Toenails

Synonyms

  • PAS stain for Fungi
  • Toenail for fungus
  • PAS/F for Toenail

EPIC Order Number

3000015 – Clinic Pathology Request

4000079 – Hospital Pathology Request (complete letter in EPIC)

Collect

  • Fresh or send in 10% neutral buffered formalin.
  • Label specimen container with two patient identifiers (patient name, DOB, and/or MRN), collection date/time, and specimen site/source.
  • Specimen must be accompanied by a completed Surgical Pathology Request (or EPIC Electronic Order) containing two patient identifiers (patient name, DOB, and/or MRN), collection date/time, pertinent patient history, performing physician, and specimen site/source.

NOTE: Indicate on the request for fungus stain.

Storage/Transport Temperature

Room temperature

Performed

Monday-Friday, 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Reported/Turnaround Time

Results are sent 1-2 working days of receipt.

NOTE: Results may be delayed or the sample rejected if pertinent and/or required information is conflicting or missing.

See Surgical Pathology Report

88304 - Level III

88312 - Special Stains, Group I