Pathology & Laboratory Medicine at HUP
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Laboratory Medicine Division
University of Pennsylvania Pathology Laboratories
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University of Pennsylvania Pathology Laboratories

University of Pennsylvania Pathology Laboratories (UPPL) offer a comprehensive range of diagnostic services for disease detection and management. UPPL serves the diagnostic needs of health care providers outside of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, and serves affiliate Penn Health System affiliate hospitals, members of the Penn Cancer Network, Clinical Care Associates, and Penn's multispecialty satellites.

The program provides services of the highest quality, delivered with a rapid turnaround, at competitive prices. UPPL is supported by faculty who are experts in their respective specialties.

Laboratory Director
Irving Nachamkin, DrPH, MPH

The following services, not readily available elsewhere, are offered through the University of Pennsylvania Pathology Laboratories:

  • Specialized coagulation testing
  • Complete toxicology services
  • Laser-activated flow cytometry for immunophenotyping and determination of ploidy
  • Clinical Microbiology Testing and Consultations
  • Histocompatibility testing
  • Molecular pathology
  • Image analysis
  • Electron microscopy
  • Cytogenetics
  • Cytopathology
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • In situ hybridization
  • Bone histomorphometry


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