Pathology, Department of

A diversity of diagnostic services, ranging from the diagnosis of cancer by physician pathologists as well as diagnostic testing of blood, urine and body fluids by highly trained technical personnel, is provided. Among the sophisticated equipment used are electron microscopes, automated electronic blood cell counters and blood chemistry analyzers. Specialized diagnostic services include autopsy pathology, clinical biochemistry, clinical microscopy, cytochemistry, cytogenetics, cytopathology, electronic microscopy, flow cytometry, forensic pathology, hematology/coagulation, histochemistry, immunohematology, immunology, microbiology, molecular pathology, radioisotopes, serology, surgical pathology and tissue typing.

The Department of Pathology has an independent, approved, four-year post graduate residency program in anatomic and clinical pathology leading to eligibility for certification by the American Board of Pathology.

Appointments can be made for diagnostic consultation or for testing. Please call (973) 322-5750 for surgical pathology diagnostic consultation or (973) 322-8378 for clinical laboratory tests.

Andrology Laboratory, Department of Pathology, 322-5190

Highly trained personnel, under the direction of a physician pathologist, perform semen analysis, including semen biochemical tests; various sperm tests for survival, motility, membrane integrity and penetration capability; sperm antibodies in serum and semen; and preparation of sperm for in-utero insemination. Sperm morphology is evaluated by the strict morphologic criteria of Kruger. For an appointment for andrology testing, call (973) 322-5190.

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