Anatomic Pathology Outreach Services

The CDC has emphasized that the key to diagnosing and recognizing disease lies in the hands of laboratory professionals and pathologists.

Histology

  • Full-service laboratory
  • Routine surgical pathology
  • Routine oral pathology
  • Routine and complex special stains: IHC and IF
  • Neuromuscular service
  • Placental service
  • Kidney service
  • Liver service

Electron Microscopy

  • Complete workup of kidney and muscle biopsies, includes ultrastructural evaluation
  • Nerve, tumors, skin and platelets can also be processed
  • An out-of-paraffin workup may be helpful for diagnosis
  • Rapid turnaround

Cytology

  • Full-service diagnostic laboratory
  • ThinPrep® and conventional Paps and Reflex HPV testing
  • One-vial Pap/GC/Chlamydia testing with microbiology laboratory
  • Fine needle aspiration
  • Non-gynecologic specimens
  • ThinPrep® imaging system
  • Extensive quality assurance program
  • Access to three board-certified cytopathologists for questions and interpretations

Support Services

  • Pre-printed, customized requisitions
  • Supplies
    • Specimen containers with formalin
    • Microscope slides and slide folders
    • Cytology fixative
    • Alcohol containers for fluids and FNA slides
    • PapKits with cervical cytobrushes or brooms and plastic spatulas
    • ThinPrep® vials
    • Poly bags for specimen and requisition transport
  • Detailed reports may include color photos and digital images
  • Daily courier service
    • Specimen pick-up
    • Report delivery
    • Specimens accessioned within one hour of receipt
  • Turnaround time
    • Surgical and Oral Pathology (routine) - 24 hours
    • Cytology - 48 hours
    • Electron Microscopy - 48 to 72 hours
    • Verbal reports given on rush basis and include unexpected or malignant results
  • Third party billing
  • Most health plans accepted
  • Direct access to pathologists for questions, problems or interpretations
  • In-service and continuing education programs upon request

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Office Hours

Histology
Hours: Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Phone: 860-679-2883

Electron Microscopy
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 860-679-3609

Cytology
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Phone: 860-679-4257


Office Location

John Dempsey Hospital
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-3985
Phone: 860-817-4237
Directions


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Dermatopathology

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