Our Services

Special Procedures

The interests of the pathology staff cover all areas of pediatric diagnostic pathology, and a range of special procedures applicable to pediatric surgical pathology is offered. Special handling is required for some of the procedures.

Special Procedures

  • Immunohistochemistry, including immunostaining and immunofluorescence, with special panels applicable to pediatric diseases
  • Electron microscopy, for tumors, metabolic disorders, muscle diseases, renal diseases and ciliary dysfunction
  • In situ hybridization for EBV virus
  • Acetylcholinesterase histochemistry, and detection of peptides relevant to Hirschsprung's disease and motility disorders
  • Polymerase chain reaction-based assays for Bordetella pertussis and Chlamydia trachomatis
Last Update
April 12, 2010
  • Increase/Decrease Text Size
  • Print This Page
Last Update
April 12, 2010
top