Labs and available facilities in the Department


Histopathology
A) Instruments and other diagnostic tools
  • • NIKON 10 headed microscope with

    • o polarization microscopy

    • o phase contrast microscopy

    • o attached photography unit for clicking microphotographs

  • • Automated embedding station (Thermo Shandon)

  • • Automated tissue processor (Thermo Shandon)

  • • Frozen section (Cryostat) (Thermo Shandon)

  • • Automated Stainer (Thermo Shandon)

  • • Automated knife sharpener

  • • Microtome (Thermo Shandon)

  • • Grossing station



(B) Facilities - Other than routine staining and processing there are facilities for :
• Special stains (Histochemical
• Immunohistochemistry with EZ Antigen Retrieval system

Cytopathology
(A) Cytospin (Thermo Shandon)
(B) FNAC
  • • Direct

  • • US guided

  • • CT guided

  • • PAP smears






(C)Fluid cytology
  • • CSF

  • • Ascitic fluid

  • • Pleural fluid

  • • Other body fluids (Synovial etc.)

  • • Semenan alysis






 

Hematology

  • • Automated cell counters (5-part differential, 3-part differential)

  • • Coagulometer

  • • HbA1C analyzer

  • • Hb Variants – D-10 (HPLC)







Clinical Pathology

  • • Automated strip reader for urine
Blood Bank – All facilities are available for Blood components and Apheresis

  • • Automated plasma expressor in sterile cabinet
  • • Refrigerated blood component centrifuge
  • • Platelet agitator with incubator
  • • Apheresis Machine

 

Two well equipped practical labs for UG students
Histopathology museum with around 400 specimen and models
Two demonstration rooms equipped with CCTV, OHP and LCD facility
Research lab for postgraduates