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I've had a fine needle biopsy of a lymph node behind my jaw. I was told preliminary results are normal but staining is still required. What is stain 4?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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In brief: Special tests

Routine processing of tissues and cells is generally completed in about 2 days.
However, sometimes additional investigation is needed. A general term is special stains. It is a routine and usually needed process for some tissues, especially lymph nodes.

In brief: Special tests

Routine processing of tissues and cells is generally completed in about 2 days.
However, sometimes additional investigation is needed. A general term is special stains. It is a routine and usually needed process for some tissues, especially lymph nodes.
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