Anatomic Pathology Tests

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SectionTestDays TestedSpecimen RequirementsAcceptable SpeciesStorageShippingEstimated Turn-around TimeTest CodesTest MethodologyComments
AQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH-Histopathology 1st siteMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Tissue in 10% formalinFish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, marine invertebrates, marine mammalsRoom temperatureAmbient2-4 daysLFH1Histopathologic examination and description of tissue from one anatomic site whether biopsy or necropsy specimenPhotographs of clinical lesions are welcome
AQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH-Histopathology Additional siteMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Tissue in 10% formalinFish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, marine invertebrates, marine mammalsRoom temperatureAmbient2-4 daysLFH1AHistopathologic 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
AQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH- Histopathology: Small Fish, Reptile, Amphibian, Bird, Marine InvertebrateMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Tissue in 10% formalinFish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, marine invertebratesRoom temperatureAmbient30 daysLFSFHistopathologic 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
AQUATIC, 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 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Tissue in 10% formalinFish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, marine invertebratesRoom temperatureAmbient30 daysLFLFHistopathologic 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
AQUATIC, 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 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Tissue in 10% formalinFish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, marine invertebratesRoom temperatureAmbient30 daysLFLF2Histopathologic 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
AQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH-Histopathology Marine MammalMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Tissue in 10% formalinMarine mammals, e.g. pinnipeds, cetaceansRoom temperatureAmbient30 days21 Tissues: LFMMH2Histopathologic examination and diagnosis of formalin-fixed tissue sets from individual marine mammals.Photographs of clinical lesions are welcome
AQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH- Necropsy: Small Fish, Reptile, Amphibian, Bird, Marine Invertebrate (<100g)Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Tissue fresh unfrozenFish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, marine invertebratesRoom temperatureAmbient30 daysLFNM1Necropsy 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
AQUATIC, 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 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Tissue fresh unfrozenFish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, marine invertebratesRoom temperatureAmbient30 daysLFNM2Necropsy 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
AQUATIC, 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 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Tissue fresh unfrozenFish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, marine invertebratesRoom temperatureAmbient30 daysLFNM3Necropsy 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
AQUATIC, 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 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Tissue fresh unfrozenFish, amphibians, reptiles, birds, marine invertebratesRoom temperatureAmbient30 daysLFNM4Necropsy 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
AQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH-Necropsy Marine Mammal <100 kgsMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Fresh (unfrozen) cadaver transported to UFVDL Necropsy FacilityMarine mammals, e.g. pinnipeds, cetaceansRoom temperatureAmbient30 daysLFMM1Necropsy 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
AQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH-Necropsy Marine Mammal >100 kgsMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Fresh (unfrozen) cadaver transported to UFVDL Necropsy FacilityMarine mammals, e.g. pinnipeds, cetaceansRoom temperatureAmbient30 daysLFMM2Necropsy 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
AQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH-Slide Review and ReportMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Stained histologic sections mounted on glass slidesFish, Amphibians, Reptiles, Birds, Marine Invertebrates, Marine MammalsRoom temperatureAmbient30 days1-5 slides: LFSL1
6-12 slides: LFSL2
13-20 slides: LFS3
21+ slides: LFS4
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
AQUATIC, 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 daysLFCBC1Cell 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.
AQUATIC, 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 daysLFCBF1Slide reviewReported results include qualitative and quantitative assessment of all three cell lines.
AQUATIC, AMPHIBIAN AND REPTILE (AQAR) PATHOLOGYAQAR PATH- CytopathologyMonday-Friday 8am-5pmSlides (prepared at time of cytology sample collection)All species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient1-2 days1st Site: LFC1
Additional Site: LFC1A
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.
DERMATOPATHOLOGYDERM PATH-1 TISSUEMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Tissue in 10% formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbientIn Hospital: LSDPC
Outside: LSDPCO
Photographs of clinical lesions are welcome
DERMATOPATHOLOGYDERM PATH-UP TO 5 PUNCHES/1 CONDITIONMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Tissue in 10% formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbientIn Hospital: LDPBP
Outside: LDPBPO
Photographs of clinical lesions are welcome
DERMATOPATHOLOGYDERM PATH-EXTRA TISSUEMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Tissue in 10% formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbientIn Hospital: LDPES
Outside: LDPESO
Photographs of clinical lesions are welcome
DERMATOPATHOLOGYDERM PATH-REPORT 2ND OPINION W/SLIDESMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)SlidesAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbientIn Hospital: LDPRS
Outside: LDPRSO
DERMATOPATHOLOGYDERM PATH-SLIDE RECUTMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)All species acceptedIn Hospital: LDSC
Outside: LDSCO
SURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-1 TISSUEMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Tissue in 10% formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient3 days (after samples are adequately fixed)In Hospital: LB1
Outside: LBC1

Additional Biopsy Tissue:
In Hospital: LBT
Outside: LBCT
Pathologist examination
SURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-BONE MARROWMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)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
SURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-BRAIN W/SKULL REMOVALMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)SkullAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient5-7 daysIn Hospital: LBWR
Outside: LB
Pathologist examination
SURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-ELEPHANT EXTREMITY GROSS ONLYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)ExtremityElephantRoom temperatureAmbient1-2 weeksIn Hospital: LELGOPathologist examination
SURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-ELEPHANT/ LG MAMMAL BIOPSIESMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Tissue samples (preferably in 10% neutral buffered formalin)All species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient5 days (after samples are adequately fixed)In Hospital: LELEPPathologist examination
SURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-EYE WHOLEMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)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
SURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-FROZENMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Fresh tissueAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient1 dayIn Hospital: LBFPathologist examination
SURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-MAMMARY CHAIN W/LYMPH NODEMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Mammary chain, preferably in 10% neutral buffered formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient5 days (after samples are adequately fixed)In Hospital: LMC
Outside: LMCC
Pathologist examination
SURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-MULTIPLE TISSUES FROM NECROPSIED ANIMAL (UP TO 10 TISSUES)Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Tissues in 10% neutral buffered formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient5 days (after samples are adequately fixed)In Hospital: LGNIB
Outside: LGNIBO
Pathologist examination
SURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-OUTSIDE SECOND OPINIONMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)SlidesAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient3 daysOutside (1-2 slides): LR1C
Outside (3-4 slides): LR3C
Outside (5-10 slides): LR5C
Pathologist examination
SURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-SMALL ANIMAL EXTREMITYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Extremity (preferably in 10% neutral buffered formalin)All species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient5 days (after samples are adequately fixed)In Hospital: LGSME
Outside: LGSED
Pathologist examination
SURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-SMALL ANIMAL SPLEENMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)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
SURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-SURGICAL PATH UPGRADE TO DERM PATHMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Previous biopsy submission to surgical pathologyAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient3 daysIn Hospital: LSPUD
Outside: LSPUDO
Pathologist examination
SURGICAL PATHOLOGYBIOPSY-UTERINE BIOPSYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Uterine tissue in 10% neutral buffered formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperatureAmbient3 days (after samples are adequately fixed)Outside: LBUCPathologist examination
HISTOLOGYHISTO-BLOCK, SLIDE, H&EMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Tissue in 1:20 10% formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperature in a leak proof containerAmbient48-72 hrsIn Hospital: LBLHEnsure tissue is completely covered with formalin
HISTOLOGYHISTO-BLOCK, SLIDE, SPECIAL STAINMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Tissue in 1:20 10% formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperature in a leak proof containerAmbient48-72 hoursIn Hospital: LBLS
HISTOLOGYHISTO -TRIM, PROCESS & EMBED - BLOCKMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Tissue in 1:20 10% formalinAll species acceptedRoom temperature in a leak proof containerAmbient24-48 hoursIn Hospital: LGPRB
HISTOLOGYHISTO-H&E STAIN ON SMEARMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Cells, blood on slideAll species acceptedRoom temperature in a break proof containerAmbient2-24 hoursIn Hospital: LHESM
HISTOLOGYHISTO-LARGE EYE PROCESSINGMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)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
HISTOLOGYHISTO-SCROLL SECTION FROM BLK 10 MICMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureOn Ice (cold pack?)2-24 hoursIn Hospital: LSSFB (initial)
In Hospital: LSSFBA (additional)
HISTOLOGYHISTO-SECTIONS FROM BLOCK (RECUT)Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureOn Ice (cold pack?)2-24 hoursIn Hospital: LSFB
Outside: LSH
HISTOLOGYHISTO-SLIDE FROZEN TISSUE 1 SECTIONMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Fresh tissue in salineAll species acceptedFreezer24-48 hoursIn Hospital: LSFT1Keep tissue on ice
HISTOLOGYHISTO-SLIDE SPECIALMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureOn Ice (cold pack?)2-24 hoursIn Hospital: LSS
HISTOLOGYHISTO-SLIDE SPECIAL FROM RECUTMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Unstained SlideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureRoom temperature in a break proof container2-24 hoursIn Hospital: LSSR
HISTOLOGYHISTO-SMALL EYE PROCESSINGMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Eye in DavidsonAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureRoom temperature in a leak proof container48-72 hoursIn Hospital: LSEP
HISTOLOGYHISTO-SPECIAL STAIN ON SMEARMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Unstained slideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursIn Hospital: LSSSM
HISTOLOGYHISTO-UNSTAINED SLIDESMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursIn Hospital: US
HISTOLOGYHISTO-SLIDE COVERSLIPPING PER SLIDEMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Stained slideAll species acceptedRoom TemperatureAmbient2-24 hoursIn Hospital: LCSLIP
HISTOLOGYADDITIONAL LEVELS PER BLOCKMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species acceptedIn Hospital: LLEV
HISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYACTIN SMOOTH MUSCLE ANTIBODYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LIASMImmunohistochemistryStains myofibroblasts & myoepithelial cells.
HISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYCD3 ANTIBODYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LICD3ImmunohistochemistryExpressed by T cells
HISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYCD18 ANTIBODYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LICD18Immunohistochemistrybeta2 integrins, expressed by all leukocytes
HISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYCD20 ANTIBODYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LICD20ImmunohistochemistryB-cells, normal and neoplastic T-cells
HISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYCD79A ANTIBODYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LICD79ImmunohistochemistryB-cell Receptor, precursor-B-cell
HISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYCD117 (C-KIT)Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)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)
HISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYCHROMOGRANIN AMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LICHROMImmunohistochemistryExpressed by neuroendocrine cells
HISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYPAN CYTOKERATIN {AE1/AE3}Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LICYTOImmunohistochemistryIdentification of a broad spectrum of acidic and basic cytokeratin proteins.
HISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYDESMIN ANTIBODYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LIDESImmunohistochemistryReacts with striated & smooth muscle cells. (Z-bands)
HISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYE-CADHERIN ANTIBODYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LIECADImmunohistochemistryExpressed in breast ductal carcinomas, E-cad plays a key role in cell-cell adhesion in epithelial tissues
HISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYFACTOR VIII ANTIBODYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LIFVIIIImmunohistochemistryEndothelial cells (cytoplasmic staining)
HISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYGFAP ANTIBODYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LIGFAImmunohistochemistrySchwann, enteric glial, & satellite cells (weak staining: axons observed) Distinguishes neoplasms vs. neoplasms of astrocytic origin
HISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYKI67 ANTIBODYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LIKI67Immunohistochemistry
HISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYLYSOZYME ANTIBODYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LILYSImmunohistochemistryReacts with lysozyme. Stains granulocytes, monocytes & macrophages
HISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYMACROPHAGE 387Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LMAC387ImmunohistochemistryReacts with neutrophils, monocytes, macrophages and squamous mucosal epithelia
HISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYMART1 (MEL-A) & TYROSINASEMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LIMARTImmunohistochemistryMART-1 is specific for melanocytic lesions/ Tyrosinase is a key enzyme involved in the initial stages of melanin biosynthesis
HISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYMUM-1 ANTIBODYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LIMUM1ImmunohistochemistryExpressed in the nuclei and cytoplasm of plasma cells and a small percentage of germinal center B cells
HISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYMSA(MUSCLE SPECIFIC ACTIN)Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LMSAImmunohistochemistryRecognizes the alpha actin from cardiac, skeletal and smooth muscle sources
HISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYPNL2Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LPNL2ImmunohistochemistryYields a strong cytoplasmic staining of skin and oral mucosal melanocytes
HISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYS100A COCKTAIL ANTIBODYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LIS100ImmunohistochemistryExpressed in antigen presenting cells such as Langerhans & reticulum cells, Histiocytosis X.
HISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYTTF-1Monday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LTTF-1ImmunohistochemistryExpressed in epithelial cells of the thyroid gland and the lung.
HISTOLOGY IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRYVIMENTIN ANTIBODYMonday-Friday 8am-5pm. Samples must be submitted by 3:30 (4:30 Friday only)Paraffin BlockAll species accepted1 weekIn Hospital: LIVIMImmunohistochemistryMain filament protein in mesenchymal cells. Diagnostic of melanoma and sarcoma.
NECROPSY/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
NECROPSY/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