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Grocott (Gomori) Methenamine-Silver Nitrate Stain (GMS Stain)

Mnemonic:     
Name:    Grocott (Gomori) Methenamine-Silver Nitrate Stain (GMS Stain)
Specimen:     Testing performed on preserved tissue or fluid in pathology.

Send a completed cytology request form along with the sample. Place tissues in 10% formalin and refrigerate fluids.
  Method:    Grocott - Gomori Methenamine-Silver Nitrate Stain
Note:    Routinely examined for fungal elements and Pneumocystis.