Urologic Pathology

AP2 offers a specialized urologic pathology program that includes advanced testing such as bladder cancer FISH for urine cytologies, as well as extensive immunohistochemical analyses. And in order to suite the unique needs of our urology clients, we provide the flexibility of a full service or other variations.

Expertise in Urologic Pathology
  • Highly qualified and experienced pathologists focused on Urologic Pathology
  • Interdepartmental review of all malignancies and abnormal cases to confirm diagnosis
  • Utilization of new and innovative technologies such as PIN 4 (p504s, Cytokeratin HMWK 34BetaE12, and P63), which help us increase diagnostic accuracy
  • Nationally recognized consultants, among whom Dr. Jonathan Epstein and Dr. Peter Humphrey review the most difficult cases at no charge to you or the patient

Superior Service
  • Rapid turnaround time
  • Pathologists are readily available for physician-to-physician consultations
  • Comprehensive managed care coverage
  • Easy to use specimen collection kits
  • Convenience of specialized requisitions, patient educational materials, and rapid response to inquiries<
  • Local and professional courier staff to ensure specimen integrity and safety

Innovative Technologies & Reporting
  • Industry-leading EMR software and Interface programs
  • Web ordering and reporting
  • Proprietary connectivity and reporting IT tools

Advanced Testing
  • Immunohistochemistry: Immunoperoxidase staining (PIN4), analysis and panels
  • Extensive panel of antigen stains
  • Image Analysis: FISH testing to detect chromosomal abnormalities in urine cytology specimens

Superior Pathology Reports
  • Color photomicrographs depicting the most abnormal cells viewed by the pathologist
  • Organ map depicting the anatomic location of the biopsies
  • Electronic reports provide a convenient way to track and view patient cases online

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