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Histopathology

Standard Biopsy (includes half and quarter section margins)Specimen Requirements
*Tissue in Formalin
Single specimenWhole spleen included
Second specimen from the same animal (other tumor or organ)Whole spleen included
Each additional small specimen from the same animalWhole spleen included
Complete Margin Evaluation (cross and tangential sections)Specimen Requirements
*Tissue in Formalin
2 - 4 cmIndicate with sutures / ink for tissue orientation, ink margins of special interest
> 4 - 6 cmIndicate with sutures / ink for tissue orientation, ink margins of special interest
> 6 - 8 cmIndicate with sutures / ink for tissue orientation, ink margins of special interest
> 8 - 10Indicate with sutures / ink for tissue orientation, ink margins of special interest
> 10 - 12 cmIndicate with sutures / ink for tissue orientation, ink margins of special interest
> 12 - 14 cmIndicate with sutures / ink for tissue orientation, ink margins of special interest
> 14 cmIndicate with sutures / ink for tissue orientation, ink margins of special interest
Metastatic Check on Lymph Node (serial sections at 0.2 cm)
General (HE only)
Mast Cell Tumour (HE and Giemsa stain)
Melanoma (HE and Melan A and PNL-2 IHC)
Mammary Neoplasm / Carcinoma (HE and Pancytokeratin IHC)
Endoscopic BiopsySpecimen Requirements
*Tissue in Formalin
Endoscopic Biopsy (up to 10 samples from same organ)GIT counts as one organ
Endoscopic Biopsy (samples from a different organ in the same animal)
Dermatopathology (Report by a Pathologist that specializes in skin diseases)
Skin Punch Biopsy samples (up to 6 punches from same animal)
Each additional 3 skin punches from the same animal
Bone PathologySpecimen Requirements
*Tissue in Formalin
Toe (decal + full margins included)
Hemandibulectomy / Maxillectomy (decal + full margins included)
Small Bone Biopsy (decal , no margins included)
Limb (decal + margins+ lymph node)remove lymph node prior to fixation (included in charges)
Liver Pathology (Report by a Pathologist that specializes in liver diseases) Specimen Requirements
Includes 3 special stains and/or up to 2 IHCs, and/or quantitative evaluation for copper, iron, lead, selenium, and zinc, based on need as determined by the pathologist. Please submit additional liver sections for quantitative copper analysis (if required)
Renal Pathology (Report by a pathologist that specializes in renal diseases)
Renal Biopsy (IVRS Standards)
Immunofluorescence
Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM)
Ocular Pathology (Report by a pathologist that specializes in ocular diseases)
Eyeball
Biopsy Consultation
Second opinion on slides submitted from another service
Immunohistochemistry & Additional Services (10-14 Working Days)Specimen Requirement
Lymphoma Immunophenotyping (CD3 and CD20)Recommended after histopathology or cytology. ICC will be dependent on having additional unstained smears. IHC can be performed using the same sample as submitted for initial histopathology
Each Individual IHCRecommended after histopathology or cytology. ICC will be dependent on having additional unstained smears. IHC can be performed using the same sample as submitted for initial histopathology
Mast Cell Tumour Prognostic Panel
IHC - c-Kit PCR C-Kit Exon 8 Agnor Special Staining
IHC - Ki-67 PCR C-Kit Exon 11
Recommended after histopathology or cytology. ICC will be dependent on having additional unstained smears. IHC can be performed using the same sample as submitted for initial histopathology
C-KIT PCR (exon 8 and exon 9) CanineRecommended after histopathology or cytology. ICC will be dependent on having additional unstained smears. IHC can be performed using the same sample as submitted for initial histopathology
C-KIT PCR (exon 8) FelineRecommended after histopathology or cytology. ICC will be dependent on having additional unstained smears. IHC can be performed using the same sample as submitted for initial histopathology
TVT PCRRecommended after histopathology or cytology. ICC will be dependent on having additional unstained smears. IHC can be performed using the same sample as submitted for initial histopathology
Melanoma Pronostic Panel Recommended after histopathology or cytology. ICC will be dependent on having additional unstained smears. IHC can be performed using the same sample as submitted for initial histopathology
Melanoma Diagnostic PanelRecommended after histopathology or cytology. ICC will be dependent on having additional unstained smears. IHC can be performed using the same sample as submitted for initial histopathology
IHC + PARR testingRecommended after histopathology or cytology. ICC will be dependent on having additional unstained smears. IHC can be performed using the same sample as submitted for initial histopathology
Feline Intestinal Lymphoma Panel
(IHC+ PARR, SI only)
Recommended after histopathology or cytology. ICC will be dependent on having additional unstained smears. IHC can be performed using the same sample as submitted for initial histopathology
Mammary Cancer Prognostic Panel
(IHC for Her-2, PR, CK5/6, EGFR, Ki67, p63, E-cad and P-cad)
Recommended after histopathology or cytology. ICC will be dependent on having additional unstained smears. IHC can be performed using the same sample as submitted for initial histopathology
Tyrosine Kinase Panel
(IHC for EGFR, Her-2, ODGF, PDGF-r, VEGF, VEGF-R, SCF, KIT)
Recommended after histopathology or cytology. ICC will be dependent on having additional unstained smears. IHC can be performed using the same sample as submitted for initial histopathology
PTPN11 Mutation PCR (Histiocytic Sarcoma)Recommended after histopathology or cytology. ICC will be dependent on having additional unstained smears. IHC can be performed using the same sample as submitted for initial histopathology
Dermatofibrosis and Renal Tumor PCRRecommended after histopathology or cytology. ICC will be dependent on having additional unstained smears. IHC can be performed using the same sample as submitted for initial histopathology
Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) to Detect Therapeutic targets (Detects mutations within 160 genes including major cancer drivers and drug targets all in a single assay in routine biopsy sample while also comparing normal and neoplastic tissue)Recommended after histopathology or cytology. ICC will be dependent on having additional unstained smears. IHC can be performed using the same sample as submitted for initial histopathology
Additional special stains Recommended after histopathology or cytology. ICC will be dependent on having additional unstained smears. IHC can be performed using the same sample as submitted for initial histopathology
FISH (Fluprescence in situ hybridization)Recommended after histopathology or cytology. ICC will be dependent on having additional unstained smears. IHC can be performed using the same sample as submitted for initial histopathology
Routine Cytology (Turnaround time: 1 - 2 working days)Specimen Rquirement
Cytology of single site or lesionUp to 4 slides, air dried
Each additional slide from the same site1 slide, air dried
Cytology from a different site in the same animalUpto 4 slides, air dried
Cytology of Washes (Turnaround time: 1 - 2 working days)Specimen Requirement
Cytology of one wash sample (e.g. BAL, prostatic, tracheal, cyst content, nasal, urine)0.5 ml wash in EDTA +/- air
Cytology of additional wash sample from the same animal dried smear0.5 ml wash in EDTA +/- air
Fluid Analysis (Turnaround time: 1 - 2 working days)Specimen Rquirement
Cytology of one synovial, pleural, abdominal or pericardial fluid (including specific gravity, protein concentration, RBC & WBC counts)0.5 ml fluid in EDTA +/- air dried smear
Each additional fluid sample from the same animal0.5 ml fluid in EDTA +/- air dried smear
CSF Analysis (Turnaround time: 1 - 2 working days)Specimen Rquirement
Cytology of CSF including microprotein, RBC count and WBC count EDTA +/- air0.5 ml fluid in EDTA +/- air dried smear
Bone Marrow StudySpecimen Rquirement
Bone Marrow Aspirate Cytology
(turnaround time 3 working days)
4 slides (air dried) +/- aspirate in EDTA and peripheral blood smear (air dried) +/- 1ml blood in EDTA and recent CBC data
Combined evaluation of bone marrow aspirate and core biopsy samples (turnaround time 5 working days)Core biopsy and 4 slides (air dried) +/- aspirate in EDTA and peripheral, blood smear (air dried) +/- 1ml blood in EDTA and recent CBC data

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