Gastrointestinal Pathology Services

Aurora Diagnostics Biopsy Diagnostics offers high-quality, customer service-oriented GI and hepatic pathology services. Every biopsy specimen is microscopically examined to render a reliable and accurate diagnosis. Moreover, our pathologists employ a variety of sophisticated diagnostic techniques, including special stains, IHC, and molecular testing, to ensure the precision of each diagnosis and to assist the referring physician in the selection of the most appropriate patient treatment option.

Gastrointestinal Pathology Service Highlights:

Our Expertise

  • Board-certified pathologists with experience and expertise in GI and hepatic pathology
  • Accurate and definitive diagnoses reported; correlation of histology sections with DNA ploidy studies,
    immunophenotyping, and special stains, as required
  • In-house consultations by multiple, board-certified pathologists with subspecialty expertise in GI pathology
  • Participation in quality assurance programs
  • Laboratory accreditation by the College of American Pathologists

Comprehensive Test Menu:

  • Histology and cytology services
  • Immunohistochemical and special stains are available to diagnose a wide range of neoplastic and infectious
    GI diseases.
  • Advanced Molecular Diagnostics
    o FISH
    o Tumor markers
  • Colorectal Carcinoma
    o EGFR
    o Microsatellite Instability Testing

Our diagnostic process:
• All biopsies are extensively studied with serial sections on multiple levels, resulting in 8-12 sections examined per
  biopsy and a high diagnostic yield.
• All gastric biopsies, i.e., antrum, body, pylorus, and fundus, are stained for Helicobacter pylori by the highly sensitive
  and specific IHC technique.
• All special stains are available to diagnose a wide range of neoplastic and infectious GI diseases.
• All malignant and unusual cases are reviewed and documented by at least two pathologists.
• Internal control procedures allow for more than one pathologist to confirm each diagnosis, thus ensuring optimal levels
  of diagnostically consistent reporting and superior quality assurance.
• Expert opinions are available from nationally acclaimed GI pathologists, as select cases may warrant.