PPA processes almost 42,000 surgical and non-gyn cytology cases annually. In 2008 we processed 6,572 special stains and 18,835 immunohistochemistry stains from our extensive and readily available menu performed in-house for extremely rapid turnaround, usually in 24 hours. Piedmont is the lab for eight major hospitals in North Carolina. Our customers include numerous surgery centers, endoscopy centers, and large specialty practices.
In addition to our standard histology and non-gynecology cytology services, the following immunohistochemistry stains, immunohistochemistry panels, and special stains are performed in our laboratory.
CK AE1-AE3 (Pan Karatin)
Collagen Type IV
HSV I (Herpes I)
HSV II (Herpes II)
MART-1 (Melan A)
Prostate results by 1:30 the next day. FISH and UroVysion FISH results in 72 hours.
Cytogenetics results in 6 to 8 days. Flow Cytometry results in 24 to 36 hours.
PCR results in 5 to 10 days. Stone Analysis results in 72 hours.
Piedmont Pathology uses the latest technology to deliver results on cases that otherwise would be deemed inconclusive. Our 24-Hour Operation Meets Expectations For Turnaround Time.
We understand that a timely response is important, especially considering a patient's treatment is directly dependent on the result we deliver. Our goal is to help secure your patients well being and peace of mind by providing them with accurate results in a fraction of the time.
Our laboratory is filled with hard working, dedicated staff who work around the clock in order to bring you your results as quickly as possible. This is just one of the ways our laboratory has grown and continues to maintain a loyal client base throughout the Piedmont and Western North Carolina areas.
Diagnostic reports for anatomic pathology specimens are available within 24 to 48 hours to enable quick patient management and treatment. All other cytopathology diagnostic reports will be issued in 24 to 48 hours.
Let us show you the difference Piedmont Pathology can make in helping you care for your patients!
Your diagnostic reports are available within 24 to 48 hours.