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Our specialized training for reading the nuances of lab specimens will make the difference for your patients.

The USF Health Diagnostic Laboratory is a team of pathologists specially trained to read every detail in tissue and organ specimens for a full range of maladies. Housed in a new state-of-the art laboratory, the team includes experts in dermatopathology, occularpathology, oncologic pathology, and nephropathology.

With 24-hour turnaround for most cases, and our new Laboratory Information System to view your order status and your patient’s reports online 24/7, our Lab will give you the answers your patients need. For specific Pathology Lab inquiries, please call (813) 974-3744.

Services

Our goal is to build strong long-term partnerships with each of our customers by providing fast, quality service.

Our expertise across multiple specialties using our new state-of-the-art facilities means you now have access to the most advanced pathology services available in the region. Clinical care, basic science research, veterinary care, and county and state medical examination are some of the many fields that tap into our expertise.

With our labs running 24/7, we can offer you a full range of services, from general specimen preparation to more advanced and specialized specimen interpretation. The USF Health Diagnostic Laboratory is geared for fast expert specimen readings with daily courier service throughout the region – from The Villages near Ocala to Sarasota to Orlando.

Advanced equipment allows for us to produce superior quality and optimum stained slides for all tissue and organ specimens. And our on-staff specialty trained physicians mean your specimens are being read by this region’s best.

Our advanced services include:

  • Board certified Pathologists and Dermatopathologists
  • Specimen preparation and interpretation
  • Expertise in melanoma and pigmented lesions
  • Immunofluorescence and immunoperoxidase diagnostics
  • Daily specimen pickup throughout Florida
  • Free courier 24-hour turnaround for routine specimens
  • Slide preparation for reading elsewhere
  • Web-based status and reporting, as well as hard copy

What separates the USF Health from other multi-specialty practices in the Tampa Bay area is that it is a leading academic medical center that benefits both the patients and the community it serves. As part of that center, the USF Health Diagnostic Laboratory is where tomorrow’s pathologists, dermatologists and dermatopathologists are being trained. That means your specimens are being read by the best of the best. It also means you gain access to the most current diagnostic pathology technology and expertise available, an advantage few other laboratories can offer.

The USF Health Diagnostic Laboratory is located in a new state-of-the-art facility on the fourth floor of the USF Health Morsani Center for Advanced Healthcare, in the heart of USF Health’s north Tampa campus.

USF Health Diagnostic Laboratory
Carol & Frank Morsani Center for Advanced Healthcare
13330 USF Laurel Drive, 4th Floor
Tampa, FL 33612

Phone: (813) 974-3744
Fax: (813) 974-0337


Additional details about our services

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Hematoxylin and Eosin (H&E)
AB/PAS
AFB
Alcian Blue pH 2.5
Bielchowsky
Calcium Von Kossa
Colloidal Iron
Congo Red
Copper
Crystal Violet
Fite-Faraco
Fontana Masson
Giemsa
GMS
Gram
Jones Silver
LFB
Melanin Bleach
Mucin
Oil Red O
PAS
PAS with digestion
PAS/f
Perl’s for Iron
Retic
Steiner (Modified)
Trichrome
VVG
IgA
IgG
IgM
C1q
C3
Albumin
Fibrinogen
Kappa
Lambda
Actin, Anti-Muscle
Actin, Smooth Muscle (SMA)
AE1
AE1/AE3 + 8/18
AE3
Ber-EP4
BLC-2 Protein
Calponin
Calponin
CD -10
CD-15
CD-1a
CD-20
CD21
CD-3
CD-30
CD-31
CD-34
CD-4
CD-43
CD-45
CD-45RO
CD-5
CD-68
CD-7
CD79a
CD-8
CEA
Chromogranin
CK-07
CK-20
CK-5/6
D2-40
Desmin
E-Cadherin
EMA
F8 (Factor VIII)
Factor 13a
Helicobacter Pylori
HMB-45
Kappa Light Chain
Keratin Cocktail
Ki-67
L-26
Lambda Light Chain
LCA
Mast Cell Tryptase
Mel Pro
Melan-A
Melanoma
MiTF
Mycobacterium Tuberculosis
NSE
p53
P-63
Pan Mel / Ki
Pan Melanoma Cocktail
PHH3
prostrate triple stain
S-100
SMA (Actin, Smooth Muscle)
Spirochete
Synaptophysin
TTF
UCHL-1
Vimentin