Anatomic Pathology

Please contact the lab for pricing information.

LaboratorySectionTestDays TestedSpecimen RequirementsAcceptable SpeciesStorageShippingEstimated Turn-around TimeTest CodesTest MethodologyComments        
Anatomic PathologyAQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH-Histopathology 1st siteMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue in 10% formalinFish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, marine invertebrates, marine mammalsRoom temperatureAmbient2-4 daysIn Hospital: LFH1 , Outside: LFH1OHistopathologic examination and description of tissue from one anatomic site whether biopsy or necropsy specimenPhotographs of clinical lesions are welcome
Anatomic PathologyAQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH-Histopathology Additional siteMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue in 10% formalinFish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, marine invertebrates, marine mammalsRoom temperatureAmbient2-4 daysIn Hospital: LFH1A, Outside: LFH1AOHistopathologic examination and description of tissue(s) from an additional anatomic site to the first anatomic site sampled whether biopsy or necropsy specimenPhotographs of clinical lesions are welcome
Anatomic PathologyAQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH- Histopathology: Small Fish, Reptile, Amphibian, Bird, Marine InvertebrateMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue in 10% formalinFish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, marine invertebratesRoom temperatureAmbient30 daysIn Hospital: LFSF, Outside: LFSFOHistopathologic examination and diagnosis of formalin-fixed tissue sets or entire specimens, which are approximately 6 inches or less in size and typically generate 6 or less glass slides per set/specimen. One to three specimens from the same environment (e.g. tank, pen) may be submitted for one fee.Photographs of clinical lesions are welcome
Anatomic PathologyAQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH-Histopathology Large Fish, Reptile, Amphibian, Bird, Marine Invertebrate (1 animal)Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue in 10% formalinFish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, marine invertebratesRoom temperatureAmbient30 daysIn Hospital: LFLF, Outside: LFLFOHistopathologic examination and diagnosis of formalin-fixed tissue sets or entire formalin-fixed specimens, which are approximately 7 inches or greater in size and generate 7 or more glass slides per set/specimen. One animal or first animal of a group from the same environment (e.g. tank or pen).Photographs of clinical lesions are welcome
Anatomic PathologyAQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH-Histopathology Large Fish, Reptile, Amphibian, Bird, Marine Invertebrate (2-5 animals)Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue in 10% formalinFish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, marine invertebratesRoom temperatureAmbient30 daysIn Hospital: LFLF2, Outside: LFLF2OHistopathologic examination and diagnosis of formalin-fixed tissue sets or entire formalin-fixed specimens, which are approximately 7 inches or greater in size and generate 7 or more glass slides per set/specimen. Two to five additional specimens of a group from the same environment (e.g. tank or pen) as the first large specimen may be submitted, each for this fee.Photographs of clinical lesions are welcome
Anatomic PathologyAQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH-Histopathology Marine Mammal (Less than 20 Tissues)Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue in 10% formalinMarine mammals, e.g. pinnipeds, cetaceansRoom temperatureAmbient30 daysIn Hospital: LFMMH, Outside: LFMMHOHistopathologic examination and diagnosis of formalin-fixed tissue sets from individual marine mammals.Photographs of clinical lesions are welcome
Anatomic PathologyAQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH-Histopathology Marine Mammal (Greater than 21 Tissues)Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue in 10% formalinMarine mammals, e.g. pinnipeds, cetaceansRoom temperatureAmbient30 daysIn Hospital: LFMMH2, Outside: LFMMH2OHistopathologic examination and diagnosis of formalin-fixed tissue sets from individual marine mammals.Photographs of clinical lesions are welcome
Anatomic PathologyAQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH- Necropsy: Small Fish, Reptile, Amphibian, Bird, Marine Invertebrate (<100g)Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue fresh unfrozenFish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, marine invertebratesRoom temperatureAmbient30 daysIn Hospital: LFNM1, Outside: LFNM1ONecropsy and diagnosis of fresh unfrozen tissue specimens (entire animals or parts of animals), which are approximately 100 grams or less in size. One to three specimens from the same environment (e.g. tank, pen) may be submitted for one fee. Histopathologic examination is included but done at the discretion of the pathologist.Photographs of clinical lesions are welcome
Anatomic PathologyAQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH-Necropsy Large Fish, Reptile, Amphibian, Bird, Marine Invertebrate
(1 animal, <2 kgs)
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue fresh unfrozenFish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, marine invertebratesRoom temperatureAmbient30 daysIN Hospital: LFNM2, Outside: LFNM2ONecropsy and diagnosis of fresh unfrozen tissue specimens (entire animals or parts of animals), which are approximately greater than 100 gr but less than 2 kg in size. One animal or first animal of a group from the same environment (e.g. tank or pen). Histopathologic examination is included but done at the discretion of the pathologist.Photographs of clinical lesions are welcome
Anatomic PathologyAQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH-Necropsy Large Fish, Reptile, Amphibian, Bird, Marine Invertebrate
(1 animal, <10 kgs)
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue fresh unfrozenFish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, marine invertebratesRoom temperatureAmbient30 daysIn Hospital: LFNM3, Outside:LFNM3ONecropsy and diagnosis of fresh unfrozen tissue specimens (entire animals or parts of animals), which are approximately greater than 2 kg but less than 10 kg in size. One animal or first animal of a group from the same environment (e.g. tank or pen). Histopathologic examination is included but done at the discretion of the pathologist.Photographs of clinical lesions are welcome
Anatomic PathologyAQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH-Necropsy Large Fish, Reptile, Amphibian, Bird, Marine Invertebrate
(1 animal, >10 kgs)
Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue fresh unfrozenFish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, marine invertebratesRoom temperatureAmbient30 daysIn Hospital: LFNM4, Outside: LFNM4ONecropsy and diagnosis of fresh unfrozen tissue specimens (entire animals or parts of animals), which are approximately greater than 10 kg in size. One animal or first animal of a group from the same environment (e.g. tank or pen). Histopathologic examination is included but done at the discretion of the pathologist.Photographs of clinical lesions are welcome
Anatomic PathologyAQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH-Necropsy Marine Mammal <100 kgsMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Fresh (unfrozen) cadaver transported to UFVDL Necropsy FacilityMarine mammals, e.g. pinnipeds, cetaceansRoom temperatureAmbient30 daysIn Hospital: LFMM1, Outside: LFMM1ONecropsy of individual marine mammals, e.g. pinnipeds and cetaceans, which includes histopathologic examination of tissues if necessary for a diagnosis. Photographs of clinical lesions are welcome
Anatomic PathologyAQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH-Necropsy Marine Mammal >100 kgsMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Fresh (unfrozen) cadaver transported to UFVDL Necropsy FacilityMarine mammals, e.g. pinnipeds, cetaceansRoom temperatureAmbient30 daysIn Hospital: LFMM2, Outside: LFMM2ONecropsy of individual marine mammals, e.g. pinnipeds and cetaceans, which includes histopathologic examination of tissues if necessary for a diagnosis. Photographs of clinical lesions are welcome
Anatomic PathologyAQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH-Slide Review and Report (1-5 slides)Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Stained histologic sections mounted on glass slidesFish, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Marine Invertebrates, Marine MammalsRoom temperatureAmbient30 daysIn Hospital: LFSL1, Outside 1-5 slides: LFSL1O Histopathologic examination and report generation for already prepared histologic sections submitted as glass slides. Fees vary according to numbers of slides examined in the submission, e.g. 1-5 slides, 6-12 slides, 13-20 slides or 21+ slidesPhotographs of clinical lesions are welcome
Anatomic PathologyAQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH-Slide Review and Report (6-12 slides)Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Stained histologic sections mounted on glass slidesFish, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Marine Invertebrates, Marine MammalsRoom temperatureAmbient30 daysIn Hospital: LFSL2, Outside: LFSL2O Histopathologic examination and report generation for already prepared histologic sections submitted as glass slides. Fees vary according to numbers of slides examined in the submission, e.g. 1-5 slides, 6-12 slides, 13-20 slides or 21+ slidesPhotographs of clinical lesions are welcome
Anatomic PathologyAQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH-Slide Review and Report (13-20 slides)Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Stained histologic sections mounted on glass slidesFish, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Marine Invertebrates, Marine MammalsRoom temperatureAmbient30 daysIn Hospital: LFS3, Outside: LFS3OHistopathologic examination and report generation for already prepared histologic sections submitted as glass slides. Fees vary according to numbers of slides examined in the submission, e.g. 1-5 slides, 6-12 slides, 13-20 slides or 21+ slidesPhotographs of clinical lesions are welcome
Anatomic PathologyAQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH-Slide Review and Report (21+ slides)Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Stained histologic sections mounted on glass slidesFish, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Marine Invertebrates, Marine MammalsRoom temperatureAmbient30 daysIn Hospital: LFS4, Outside: LFS4O Histopathologic examination and report generation for already prepared histologic sections submitted as glass slides. Fees vary according to numbers of slides examined in the submission, e.g. 1-5 slides, 6-12 slides, 13-20 slides or 21+ slidesPhotographs of clinical lesions are welcome
Anatomic PathologyAQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH- Fluid AnalysisMonday-Friday 8am-5pm1 mL fluid; slides (2 direct and 2 sediment smears) prepared at time of samplingAll species acceptedRefrigerate fluid, slides at room temperatureShip on cold packs overnight (fluid) or ambient (slides)1-2 daysIn Hospital: LFCBC1, Outside: LFCBC1OCell counts, specific gravity, and slide reviewAny type of fluids (e.g., body cavity effusions, synovial fluid, tracheal wash, bronchoalveolar lavage etc.). Results include (as applicable): cell counts (if possible), specific gravity, color and transparency, and cytological review.
Anatomic PathologyAQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH- Blood Film Path ReviewMonday-Friday 8am-5pmBlood films (prepared at time of blood sample collection)All species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient1-2 daysIn Hospital: LFCBF1, Outside: LFCBF1OSlide reviewReported results include qualitative and quantitative assessment of all three cell lines.
Anatomic PathologyAQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH- CytopathologyMonday-Friday 8am-5pmSlides (prepared at time of cytology sample collection)All species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient1-2 days1st Site:
In Hospital: LFC1
Outside: LFC1O

Additional Sites:
In Hospital: LFC1A
Outside: LFC1AO
Slide reviewIncludes fine needle aspirates, tissue discharge, tissue imprints, scrapings, bone marrow, and any other tissue specimen prepared as a cytology specimen on slides.
Full cytology review report will be provided.
Anatomic PathologyAQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH- Bone Marrow CytologyMonday-Friday 8am-5pmSlides (prepared at time of cytology sample collection)All species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient1-3 daysIn Hospital: LFBMC, Outside: LFBMCOSlide reviewFull cytology review report will be provided.
Anatomic PathologyDERMATOPATHOLOGYDERM PATH-1 TISSUEMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue in 10% formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient1 weekIn Hospital: LSDPC
Outside: LSDPCO
Photographs of clinical lesions are welcome
Anatomic PathologyDERMATOPATHOLOGYDERM PATH-UP TO 5 PUNCHES/1 CONDITIONMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue in 10% formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient1 weekIn Hospital: LDPBP
Outside: LDPBPO
Photographs of clinical lesions are welcome
Anatomic PathologyDERMATOPATHOLOGYDERM PATH-EXTRA TISSUEMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue in 10% formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient1 weekIn Hospital: LDPES
Outside: LDPESO
Photographs of clinical lesions are welcome
Anatomic PathologyDERMATOPATHOLOGYDERM PATH-REPORT 2ND OPINION W/SLIDESMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.SlidesAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient1 weekIn Hospital: LDPRS
Outside: LDPRSO
Anatomic PathologyDERMATOPATHOLOGYDERM PATH-SLIDE RECUTMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.All species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LDSC
Outside: LDSCO
Anatomic PathologySURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-1 TISSUEMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue in 10% formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient3 days (after samples are adequately fixed)In Hospital: LB1
Outside: LBC1
Pathologist examination
Anatomic PathologySURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-1 Additional TissueMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue in 10% formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient3 days (after samples are adequately fixed)Additional Biopsy Tissue:
In Hospital: LBT
Outside: LBCT
Pathologist examination
Anatomic PathologySURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-2 TISSUESMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue in 10% formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient3 days (after samples are adequately fixed)In Hospital: LB2
Pathologist examination
Anatomic PathologySURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-3 TISSUESMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue in 10% formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient3 days (after samples are adequately fixed)
In Hospital: LB3
Pathologist examination
Anatomic PathologySURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-4 TISSUESMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue in 10% formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient3 days (after samples are adequately fixed)

In Hospital: LB4
Pathologist examination
Anatomic PathologySURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-5 TISSUESMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue in 10% formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient3 days (after samples are adequately fixed)
In Hospital: LB5
Pathologist examination
Anatomic PathologySURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-6 TISSUESMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue in 10% formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient3 days (after samples are adequately fixed)
In Hospital: LB6
Pathologist examination
Anatomic PathologySURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-BONE MARROWMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Bone marrow (preferably in 10% neutral buffered formalin)All species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient3 days (after samples are adequately fixed)In Hospital: LBNM
Outside: LBNMO
Pathologist examination
Anatomic PathologySURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-BRAIN W/SKULL REMOVALMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.SkullAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient5-7 daysIn Hospital: LBWR
Outside: LB
Pathologist examination
Anatomic PathologySURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-ELEPHANT EXTREMITY GROSS ONLYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.ExtremityElephantRoom temperatureAmbient1-2 weeksIn Hospital: LELGOPathologist examination
Anatomic PathologySURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-ELEPHANT/ LG MAMMAL BIOPSIESMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue samples (preferably in 10% neutral buffered formalin)All species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient5 days (after samples are adequately fixed)In Hospital: LELEPPathologist examination
Anatomic PathologySURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-FROZENMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Fresh tissueAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient1 dayIn Hospital: LBFPathologist examination
Anatomic PathologySURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-MAMMARY CHAIN W/LYMPH NODEMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Mammary chain, preferably in 10% neutral buffered formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient5 days (after samples are adequately fixed)In Hospital: LMC
Outside: LMCC
Pathologist examination
Anatomic PathologySURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-MULTIPLE TISSUES FROM NECROPSIED ANIMAL (UP TO 10 TISSUES)Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissues in 10% neutral buffered formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient5 days (after samples are adequately fixed)In Hospital: LGNIB
Outside: LGNIBO
Pathologist examination
Anatomic PathologySURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-OUTSIDE SECOND OPINIONMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.SlidesAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient3 daysOutside (1-2 slides): LR1C
Outside (3-4 slides): LR3C
Outside (5-10 slides): LR5C
Pathologist examination
Anatomic PathologySURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-SMALL ANIMAL EXTREMITYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Extremity (preferably in 10% neutral buffered formalin)All species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient5 days (after samples are adequately fixed)In Hospital: LGSME
Outside: LGSED
Pathologist examination
Anatomic PathologySURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-SMALL ANIMAL SPLEENMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Spleen in 10% neutral buffered formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient5 days (after samples are adequately fixed)In Hospital: LGSP
Outside: LGSPOS

Additional 10 sections:
In Hospital: LGSPA
Outside: LGSPAOS
Pathologist examination
Anatomic PathologySURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-SURGICAL PATH UPGRADE TO DERM PATHMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Previous biopsy submission to surgical pathologyAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient3 daysIn Hospital: LSPUD
Outside: LSPUDO
Pathologist examination
Anatomic PathologySURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-UTERINE BIOPSYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Uterine tissue in 10% neutral buffered formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient3 days (after samples are adequately fixed)Outside: LBUCPathologist examination
Anatomic PathologyOCULAR PATHOLOGYBIOPSY – PERIOCULAR TISSUESMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Periocular tissues (in 10% neutral buffered formalin)All species acceptedRoom temperature in a leak proof containerAmbient3 days (after samples are adequately fixed)In Hospital: LEP
Outside: LEPO
Pathologist examination
Anatomic PathologyOCULAR PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-EYE WHOLEMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Eye (preferably in 10% neutral buffered formalin or Davidson’s solution)All species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient3 days (after samples are adequately fixed)Small:
In Hospital: LES
Outside: LESC

Large:
In Hospital: LEL
Outside: LELC
Pathologist examination
Anatomic PathologyFORENSIC PATHOLOGYFORENSIC BIOPSYMonday-Friday 8am-5pmTissue in 10% formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient1-2 weeks1-5 tissues submitted: FRBU5
6 or more tissues submitted: FRBM6
Please fill out submission form in its entirety. Contact the laboratory prior to submission, if possible.
Anatomic PathologyFORENSIC PATHOLOGYFORENSIC NECROPSY GROSS- SMALL <100KGMonday-Friday 8am-5pm.All species acceptedRefrigeration (ideal), FreezingCold Packs4-6 weeksOutside: FRNCSMForensic necropsy (gross examination only) of an animal.Please fill out submission form in its entirety.
Additional fees will apply for ancillary testing (toxicology, radiology, etc.).
Contact the laboratory prior to submission, if possible.
Anatomic PathologyFORENSIC PATHOLOGYFORENSIC NECROPSY GROSS- LARGE >100KGMonday-Friday 8am-5pm.All species acceptedRefrigeration (ideal), FreezingCold Packs4-6 weeksOutside: FRNCLGForensic necropsy (gross examination only) of an animal.Please fill out submission form in its entirety.
Additional fees will apply for ancillary testing (toxicology, radiology, etc.).
Contact the laboratory prior to submission, if possible.
Anatomic PathologyFORENSIC PATHOLOGYFORENSIC NECROPSY GROSS/MICRO- SMALL <100KGMonday-Friday 8am-5pm.All species acceptedRefrigeration (ideal), FreezingCold Packs4-6 weeksOutside: FRNMSMForensic necropsy of an animal. Histopathologic examination of tissues will be performed.Please fill out submission form in its entirety.
Additional fees will apply for ancillary testing (toxicology, radiology, etc.).
Contact the laboratory prior to submission, if possible.
Anatomic PathologyFORENSIC PATHOLOGYFORENSIC NECROPSY GROSS/MICRO- LARGE >100KGMonday-Friday 8am-5pm.All species acceptedRefrigeration (ideal), FreezingCold Packs4-6 weeksOutside: FRNMLGForensic necropsy of an animal. Histopathologic examination of tissues will be performed.Please fill out submission form in its entirety.
Additional fees will apply for ancillary testing (toxicology, radiology, etc.).
Contact the laboratory prior to submission, if possible.
Anatomic PathologyFORENSIC PATHOLOGYFORENSIC NECROPSY (FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION)Monday-Friday 8am-5pm.All species acceptedRefrigeration (ideal), FreezingCold Packs4-6 weeksOutside: FNFWCForensic necropsy of an animal. Histopathologic examination of tissues will be performed if necessary.Please fill out submission form in its entirety.
Additional fees will apply for ancillary testing (toxicology, radiology, etc.).
Contact the laboratory prior to submission, if possible.
Anatomic PathologyFORENSIC PATHOLOGYFORENSIC NECROPSY LEGAL DOCUMENTATIONMonday-Friday 8am-5pm.All species acceptedOutside: FNLDThis is an additional fee that may be applied, contact the laboratory for further information.
Anatomic PathologyFORENSIC PATHOLOGYSECOND NECROPSY AND REVIEWMonday-Friday 8am-5pm.All species acceptedRefrigeration (ideal), Freezing4-6 weeksOutside: F2NRMust contact the laboratory prior to submisson.
Anatomic PathologyFORENSIC PATHOLOGYFORENSIC NECROPSY-POULTRYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm.PoultryRefrigeration (ideal), FreezingCold Packs4-6 weeksOutside: FRNPOUL
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGYHISTO-BLOCK, SLIDE, H&EMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue in 1:20 10% formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperature in a leak proof containerAmbient48-72 hrsIn Hospital: LBLHEnsure tissue is completely covered with formalin
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGYHISTO-BLOCK, SLIDE, SPECIAL STAINMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue in 1:20 10% formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperature in a leak proof containerAmbient48-72 hoursIn Hospital: LBLS
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGYHISTO -PROCESS & EMBED - BLOCKMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue in 1:20 10% formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperature in a leak proof containerAmbient24-48 hoursIn Hospital: LGPRB
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGYHISTO-PROCESS, BLOCK, CUSTOM SPECIALMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Formalin fixed tissue or Fresh TissueAll species acceptedRoom temperature in a leak proof container (formalin fixed) or refrigerated (fresh tissue)Ambient (formalin fixed tissue) or Cold packs (fresh tissue)24-48 hoursOutside: LBLSS
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGYHISTO-H&E STAIN ON SMEARMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Cells, blood on slideAll species acceptedRoom temperature in a break proof containerAmbient2-24 hoursIn Hospital: LHESM
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGYHISTO-LARGE EYE PROCESSINGMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Eye in Davidson’s or 10% neutral buffered formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperature in a leak proof containerAmbient48-96 hoursIn Hospital: LLEPPlease submit in Davidson's fixative
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGYHISTO-SCROLL SECTION FROM BLK 10 MICMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureOn Ice (cold pack)2-24 hoursIn Hospital: LSSFB (initial)
In Hospital: LSSFBA (additional)
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGYHISTO-RECUT/H&EMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureOn Ice (cold pack)2-24 hoursIn Hospital: LSFB
Outside: LSH
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGYHISTO-FROZEN TISSUE SECTIONINGMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Fresh tissue in salineAll species acceptedFreezer24-48 hours1 Slide: LSFSCT
Additional Slides: LSFSCT1
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGYHISTO-SLIDE SPECIAL STAINMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureOn Ice (cold pack)2-24 hoursIn Hospital: LSS
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGYHISTO-SLIDE SPECIAL, CUSTOMMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureOn Ice (cold pack)2-24 hoursIn Hospital: LSSS
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGYHISTO-SLIDE SPECIAL ON UNSTAINED SLIDE FROM RECUTMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureRoom temperature in a break proof container2-24 hoursIn Hospital: LSSR
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGYHISTO-SMALL EYE PROCESSINGMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Eye in DavidsonAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureRoom temperature in a leak proof container48-72 hoursIn Hospital: LSEP
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGYHISTO-SPECIAL STAIN ON SMEARMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Unstained slideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursIn Hospital: LSSSM
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGYHISTO-UNSTAINED SLIDEMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursIn Hospital: US
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGYHISTO-SLIDE COVERSLIPPING PER SLIDEMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Stained slideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursIn Hospital: LCSLIP
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGYADDITIONAL LEVELS PER BLOCKMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species acceptedIn Hospital: LLEV
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINACID-FAST BACTERIA STAIN (ZIEHL-NEELSEN)Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainUsed for Identification of Mycobacterium. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINALCIAN BLUE STAINMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainUsed for the demonstration of acid mucopolysaccharides. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINCONGO RED, FOR AMYLOIDMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainUsed for the demonstration of amyloid in tissues. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINBILE STAINMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainUsed for the demonstation of bilirubin and bile pigments in tissue. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINFITES STAINMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainUsed for the detection of Mycobacterium leprae. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINFONTANA-MASSON STAINMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainUsed for the demonstration of argentaffin substances. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINMAY GRUNWALD GIEMSA STAINMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainUsed for the detection of H pylori in tissue. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINCOPPER STAINMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainUsed for the detection of copper in tissue, especially in liver in Wilson disease. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINGMS STAINMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainUsed for the demonstration of urates in tissue. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINMODIFIED GMS STAIN [AQUA]Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainThe turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINGRAM STAIN, BROWN-HOPPS MODIFICATIONMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainUsed for the demonstration of Gram -/+ bacteria. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINIRON STAIN PRUSSIAN BLUEMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainDetects the ferric ion in loosely bound protein complexes. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINIRON-BILE DUAL STAINMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainTo demonstrate the presence of bilirubin in tissue and to distinguish bile pigments from other pigments found in tissue in combination with the detection of ferric iron in tissue. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINLUXOL FAST BLUE/PASMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainUsed for the demonstation of myelin in tissue. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINMELANIN BLEACHMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainWhen melanin pigment is present in large amounts cell detail may be obscured. Excess melanin can be removed from tissue sections. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINMUCICARMINEMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainStaining of "epithelial" mucin in tissue sections. Also demonstrates C neoformans. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINPERIODIC ACID-SCHIFFMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainThe demonstration of polysaccharides, neutral mucosubstances, and basement membranes. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINPAS-PAS/FMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainDemonstration of fungi in tissue. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINPAS D-/D+Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainThe demonstration of glycogen in tissue sections. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINPTAHMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainDemonstration of muscle cross-striations and fibrin. Can also be used for glial fibers and myelin. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINSNOOKS RETICULAR STAINMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainDemonstration of reticular fibers in tissue sections. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINTOLUIDINE BLUEMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainUsed for the demonstration of mast cells in tissue. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINTRICHROMEMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainUsed to differentiate collagen from smooth muscle in tumors. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINVON KOSSAMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainUsed to identify the presence of calcium in tissue. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINVERHOEFF ELASTICMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainUsed to demonstrate pathological changes in elastic fibers. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINWARTHIN STARRYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainUsed for the demonstration of spirochetes in tissue sections. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINSEVIER-MUNGER, MODIFIED BIELSCHOWSKI’S METHODMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainUsed for the differentiation of carcinoid tumors. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINRICKETTSIA STAIN [PINKERTON]Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainUsed for the demonstration of inclusion bodies. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINLUNA'S METHOD FOR ERYTHROCYTES AND EOSINOPHIL GRANULESMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainUsed for identifying elastic fibers and mast cells. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINOIL RED OMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainUsed for the staining of lipids. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY SPECIAL STAINALICIAN BLUE-PERIODIC ACID SCHIFF'S REACTIONMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Tissue, Paraffin Block or Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursTest code based on type of specimen submittedSpecial StainUsed to distinguish neutral mucins from acidic mucins. The turn around time for all stains is between 1-2 days (for staining). Interpretation (as part of necropsy or biopsy cases) will take an extra 1-3 days.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYACTIN SMOOTH MUSCLE ANTIBODYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LIASMImmunohistochemistryStains myofibroblasts & myoepithelial cells.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYCD3 ANTIBODYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LICD3ImmunohistochemistryExpressed by T cells
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYCD20 ANTIBODYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LICD20ImmunohistochemistryB-cells, normal and neoplastic T-cells
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYCD79A ANTIBODYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LICD79ImmunohistochemistryB-cell Receptor, precursor-B-cell
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYCD117 (C-KIT)Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LICKITImmunohistochemistryRecognizes the extracellular domain and is expressed by normal & abnormal cell types. (Normal: breast epithelium, germ, melanoctyes, stem, mast. Abnormal: testicular germ, endometrial carcinomas, melanomas, ovarian epi. Carcinomas)
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYCHROMOGRANIN AMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LICHROMImmunohistochemistryExpressed by neuroendocrine cells
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYPAN CYTOKERATIN {AE1/AE3}Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LICYTOImmunohistochemistryIdentification of a broad spectrum of acidic and basic cytokeratin proteins.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYDESMIN ANTIBODYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LIDESImmunohistochemistryReacts with striated & smooth muscle cells. (Z-bands)
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYFACTOR VIII ANTIBODYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LIFVIIIImmunohistochemistryEndothelial cells (cytoplasmic staining)
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYFIPMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LIFIHCImmunohistochemistry
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYGFAP ANTIBODYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LIGFAImmunohistochemistrySchwann, enteric glial, & satellite cells (weak staining: axons observed) Distinguishes neoplasms vs. neoplasms of astrocytic origin
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYIBA-1 ANTIBODYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LIBA1Immunohistochemistry
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYINSULINMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospial: LINSULImmunohistochemistry
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYMUM-1 ANTIBODYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LIMUM1ImmunohistochemistryExpressed in the nuclei and cytoplasm of plasma cells and a small percentage of germinal center B cells
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYMSA (MUSCLE SPECIFIC ACTIN)Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LMSAImmunohistochemistryRecognizes the alpha actin from cardiac, skeletal and smooth muscle sources
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYNEURON-SPECIFIC ENOLASE (NSE)Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hosptial: LNSEIHCImmunohistochemistry
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYPNL2Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LPNL2ImmunohistochemistryYields a strong cytoplasmic staining of skin and oral mucosal melanocytes
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYSYNAPTOPHYSINMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LISYNImmunohistochemistry
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYTTF-1Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LTTF-1ImmunohistochemistryExpressed in epithelial cells of the thyroid gland and the lung.
Anatomic PathologyHISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYVIMENTIN ANTIBODYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 2:30pm.Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LIVIMImmunohistochemistryMain filament protein in mesenchymal cells. Diagnostic of melanoma and sarcoma.
Anatomic PathologyNECROPSY/DISPOSAL LABORATORYNECROPSY GROSS ONLYPatients are accepted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Necropsy/Disposal services are performed Monday-Friday 8-5pm. After hours services are available, call to inquire (a call in fee will be applied)All species acceptedStore remains in the small animal coolerShipment by Fed Ex M-Th. Note: freezing may hamper the diagnosis of some diseases4-6 WeeksSmall Exotic ( 100 kg):
In-Hospital: LEXNLNC
Outside: LEXNL

Cat:
In-Hospital: LFEGFN
Outside: LGAFE

Dog:
In-Hospital: LCNGFN
Outside: LGACN

Calf:
In-Hospital: LGBVANC
Outside: LGBVA

Cow:
In-Hospital: LGBVNC
Outside: LGBV

Foal:
In-Hospital: LACFGF
Outside: LCFFG

Horse:
In-Hospital: LEQGFN
Outside: LGGF

Small Ruminant:
In Hospital: LRPGFN
Outside: LRPGF

Pig:
In Hospital: LRPNC
Outside: LRPGFC

Camelid:
In Hospital: LCGFNC
Outside: LCGF

Non-Human Primate:
In Hospital: LGPRGNC
Outside: LGPRG
Anatomic PathologyNECROPSY/DISPOSAL LABORATORYNECROPSY MICROSCOPICPatients are accepted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Necropsy/Disposal services are performed Monday-Friday 8-5pm. After hours services are available, call to inquire (a call in fee will be applied)All species acceptedStore remains in the small animal coolerShipment by Fed Ex M-Th. Note: freezing may hamper the diagnosis of some diseases4-6 WeeksSmall Exotic ( 100 kg):
In-Hospital: LEXDLNC
Outside: LEXNDL

Cat:
In-Hospital: LFEMNC
Outside: LFEMN

Dog:
In-Hospital: LACFMNC
Outside: LACFM

Calf:
In-Hospital: LCFMRNC
Outside: LCFMIR

Cow:
In-Hospital: LGNLMNC
Outside: LGNLM

Foal:
In-Hospital: LCFFMNC
Outside: LCFFM

Horse:
In-Hospital: LEQMNC
Outside: LGMIR

Small Ruminant:
In Hospital: LPMIRNC
Outside: LRPMIR

Pig:
In Hospital: LRPMIRC
Outside: LRMIRNC

Camelid:
In Hospital: LCMCNC
Outside: LCMIR

Non-Human Primate:
In Hospital: LGPRMNC
Outside: LGPRM

Maine Mammal:
In Hospital: LGDOLNC
Outside: LGDOL

Oversized:
Outside: LOAD
Anatomic PathologyNECROPSY/DISPOSAL LABORATORYRABIES TESTING ONLYPatients are accepted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Necropsy/Disposal services are performed Monday-Friday 8-5pm. After hours services are available, call to inquire (a call in fee will be applied)All species acceptedStore remains in the small animal coolerShipment by Fed Ex M-Th. Note: freezing may hamper the diagnosis of some diseasesIn Hospital: LRTO
Outside: LRTOO
This test code is used to request rabies testing only. If a Necropsy is also being requested, use the Necropsy Request test codes.

University of Florida

IFAS

As part of both the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences and UF Health, Veterinary Medicine is dedicated to advancing animal, human and environmental health through teaching, research, extension and patient care.

ifas footer

University of Florida

Veterinary Hospitals

Need animal care? Visit the UF Small Animal and Large Animal Hospitals. From dogs, cats, birds and exotics to horses, cattle, llamas, pigs and many other large farm or food animals, our experienced veterinary staff is ready to assist.

vethosp

Syndicated Podcast

Animal Airwaves

Animal Airwaves is a daily radio series that features one-minute segments relating to animal health, ranging from insights into animal behavior to veterinary patient care breakthroughs and trends.

animal airwaves logo