The Histopathology section provides a routine tissue pathology service, including Frozen sections for rapid diagnosis of surgical specimen, Special stains, Immunohistochemistry using Dako Envision kits and Immunofluorescence. Diagnostic Cytology is also performed together with a Fine Needle Aspiration service.
The section has a turnover of approximately 4,000 surgical specimens per annum, and 1,200 cytological specimens.
Equipment in the section includes:
Tissue processing is carried out on two Tissue-Tek VIP processors, the 1000 & 3000