Pathology Services
Surgical Pathology

• Routine biopsy interpretation
• Frozen sections at contracted hospitals and at outpatient surgical centers (requires necessary equipment to be on site)
• Fine needle aspiration, procedure and interpretation of smears

• Call the Pathology Department at Saint Mary’s Regional
• Medical Center to schedule; 770-3196
• Bone marrow aspiration and biopsy procedure and interpretation

• Call the Pathology Department at Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center to schedule; 770-3196
• Dermatopathology consultation including immunofluorescence
• Testing for fungal infection of finger and toe nails
• Performance and interpretation of special tissue staining (histochemistry and immunohistochemistry)
• Cytology (body fluids)
• Second opinions

• Surgical pathology (tissue specimens)

• Cytology (Pap smears and body fluids)

Laboratory Medicine (clinical pathology)

• Laboratory management and medical director (hospital, outpatient facility, physicians’ office)

• Laboratory quality improvement

• Proficiency testing evaluation

• Laboratory accreditation
• Clinical pathology consultation (interpretation of test results)

• Hematology (interpretation of complete blood count and blood smears)

• Hemostasis (interpretation of coagulation studies)

• Clinical chemistry

• Immunology and molecular diagnostics

• Clinical microbiology
• Transfusion medicine consultation

• Antibody and crossmatch problems

• Blood and blood product utilization

Histology Services
Histology Services: all technical services provided by NHI (Nevada Histology, Inc.)

• Routine slide preparation
• Histochemistry tissue staining (test menu available on request)
• Immunohistochemistry tissue staining (test menu available on request)

Service Area

Aurora Diagnostics Western Pathology is the largest provider of outpatient and inpatient anatomic and clinical pathology services in Reno/Sparks, rural Nevada and the Eastern Sierra Nevada communities of California.

ADX Western Pathology provides laboratory medical directorship and anatomic pathology services to the following facilities

• Banner Churchill Community Hospital (Fallon, NV)
• Banner Lassen Medical Center (Susanville, CA)
• Incline Village Community Hospital (Incline Village, NV)
• Mt. Grant General Hospital (Hawthorne, NV)
• Northern Nevada Medical Center (Sparks, NV)
• Pershing General Hospital (Lovelock, NV)
• Plumas District Hospital (Quincy, CA)
• Renown Pregnancy Center (Reno, NV)
• Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center (Reno, NV)
• Saint Mary’s Surgery Center at Galena (Reno, NV)
• Seneca Healthcare District (Chester, CA)
• South Lyon Medical Center (Yerington, NV)
• Surgery Center of Reno, NV (Reno, NV)
• Surgical Arts Surgery Center (Reno, NV)
• Tahoe Forest Hospital District (Truckee, CA)
• Quail Surgery & Pain Management (Reno, NV)
• United Blood Services (Reno, NV)

Courier Services

Aurora Diagnostics Western Pathology provides courier services to a wide area in Reno/Sparks, Carson City/Carson Valley , rural Nevada and the eastern Sierra Nevada communities of California.

For specimen pick-up contact Aurora Diagnostics Western Pathology Customer Service at: (775) 746-3400

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