General Testing Information

GYNECOLOGY/WOMEN’S HEALTH

  • Liquid based cytology with associated PCR testing
  • HPV testing by PCR and viral genotyping
  • Roche cobas HPV testing (High Risk Viruses Only)
  • GC and Chlamydia testing by PCR
  • Herpes I and II detection by PCR
  • Ureaplasma/Mycoplasma
  • Group B Strep by PCR
  • Bacterial Vaginosis, Candida, and Trichomonas by DNA Hybridization techniques (Affirm™)
  • Vaginal Inflammation Panel by PCR (Candida Albicans, Atopobium Vaginae,Gardnerella,Trichomonas)
  • Yeast Panel (C. Albicans, C.Glabrata,Tropicalis,Parapsilosis)
  • 3Q-26
  • Cervical and endometrial biopsies
  • p16 staining

ORAL-ENT:

  • Oral cytology / HPV Genotyping
  • Processing and interpretation of dentigerous and odontogenic specimens
  • All ENT specimens, including FNA cytology of neck and thyroid masses
  • Stains used: PAS, p16, ki-67, S100, cytokeratin, CD3, CD20

PODIATRIC

  • PAS stains for Onychomycosis (24 hour turnaround)
  • Palmoplanter verrucae
  • Skin biopsies
  • Bone and cartilage lesions

UROLOGY

  • Specialized processing of prostate needle core biopsies and bladder biopsies
  • 34 Beta E-12 Keratin stains and p504, p63 for Prostatic adenocarcinoma
  • Extensive GU pathology experience
  • Routine ThinPrep processing of urine cytology

GASTROENTEROLOGY

  • Polyp and Neoplasia classification
  • Gastric antral and fundic biopsies
  • H. Pylori identification
  • Esophageal biopsies and Barrett’s changes

MOLECULAR DIAGNOSTIC

  • PCR based testing from all specimen types
  • Routine genotyping of HPV and Herpes on both cytology and tissue
  • Mutation testing
  • CT/NG
  • Bacterial identification using PCR

MISCELLANEOUS 

  • Influenza A & B
  • Group A