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Cytopathology Lab

  • Very soon: Availability of fully automated liquid-based cytology processing (BD TotalysTM MultiProcessor).
  • The Cytopathology Laboratory diagnoses malignant & premalignant lesions in all cytology samples including body fluids & fine needle aspirations.
  • Preservation of material for several months (surepath vials) for ancillary testing (if needed).
  • Availability of immunostaining and molecular tests on cytologic material.
  • International standards in cytopathology interpretation & reporting.
  • Collaborates with the Molecular Pathology Laboratory to achieve precise results.
  • The Cytopathology Laboratory performs testing on specimens from virtually any body organs:
    • Bronchoscopy/endoscopic brushing.
    • Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).
    • Fine needle aspiration cytology (FNAC), including thyroid, breast, etc.
    • Nipple discharge.
    • Cervicovaginal smears (by using Surepath vials).

Consultation / second opinion service:
Experts in adults & pediatric oncologic pathology and cytopathology provide high-quality second opinion / consultative services for referred samples.