HISTOTECHNOLOGY AND COMPARATIVE PATHOLOGY FACILITY

Comparative Pathology Services
  • Complete necropsy and histological analysis:
    • Full work-up includes gross examination, as well as body and organ weights
    • Histopathological evaluation of all systems (≈40 selected sites)
    • X-rays, hematology, and clinical chemistry
  • Consultation and evaluation of histopathology in fixed¬† tissue specimens collected by investigators
  • Consultation for gene expression studies at the cellular level in histologic slides (including immunohistochemistry, β gal)
  • Morphometric analysis to quantify histologic changes
  • Documentation including description, gross photography and microphotography
  • Training in animal and pathology procedures
  • For histologic analysis, the laboratory is equipped with a Zeiss brightfield microscope with a digital camera for imaging
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