Department of Laboratory for Histopathology and Cytology

Cytology Laboratory

The Cytology Laboratory performs cervical smear analyses by conventional Pap smear (Papanicolaou) technique, fine-needle aspiration biopsy and cytology analysis of body fluids by conventional smear and cytospin technique.

Histology Laboratory

The Histology Laboratory at Acibadem Sistina Hospital offers routine hematoxylin and eosin staining, differential staining and immunohistochemical staining techniques. Using a wide range of monoclonal antibodies, the immunohistochemical analysis is performed automatically on AST Link 48 and PT Link (DAKO Denmark) apparatus. The laboratory provides genetic and molecular testing. Tests undergo internal and external quality control evaluation (NORDICQ-Denmark). Histological material is archived over a period of 20 years. The histopathology laboratory provides consultation services to patients seeking a second opinion.

The Department of Clinical Pathology at “Acibadem Sistina” is a regional leader in the introduction of the latest test methods. The Department of Clinical Pathology collaborates with the remaining departments at the hospital by which a multidisciplinary approach to diagnostics is enabled.