[Histonet] reference for the nail protocol
We are using this Ammonium hydroxide protocol, but I don't have a
We've "been doing it forever"....
Do you think I'll get dinged by CAP if my procedure manual indicates
"Joe the Toe" as my reference?
Becky Orr CLA,HT(ASCP)QIHC
Assistant Manager, Anatomic Pathology
Evanston Northwestern Healthcare
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2007 17:03:08 -0600
From: "Joe Nocito"
Subject: Re: [Histonet] PAS stain for nail fungus
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you have the South Texas Toenail lab guy right here. That's why I'm
"Joe the Toe".
We soak our nails in 20% ammonium hydroxide for at least an hour
we put the blocks on the machine to process. We've been getting nailed
couple of years and perform a PAS for Fungus on each case that we do.
Reimbursement must be good, we keep getting nailed.
Joe the Toe or just JTT
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