STAT digital cytology image interpretation

  • Just email your images with patient name and description of the lesion sampled to
  • Images should include low magnification and high magnification of multiple fields with and without the zoom function, see examples below. For a printable, one-page instructional PDF about this service, click here.
  • We will respond to your email with an interpretation as soon as possible, typically within one hour. A formal report will be issued the same day or next business day.
  • We currently have 2 digital services:

Service A: STAT digital cytology service

  • Results within 2 hours, 8am-10pm, M-F (maybe longer late nights/weekends/holidays)
  • Glass slides will be sent to lab to confirm the digital diagnosis
  • This service is ideal to facilitate same day therapy for sick patients (highgrade lymphoma, sepsis, etc)
  • $18.00, in addition to routine cytology charges when slides are received

Service B: Stand-alone digital cytology service

  • Results same day that images are submitted; slides are not sent to laboratory for confirmation
  • This service is an economical alternative to traditional cytology service, best for cutaneous/subcutaneous lesions
  • $30.00, no additional fees
  • If you’re interested in trying one of our digital services, contact us and we will send you an adapter (shown to the left) to facilitate taking quality images with your cell phone. You may send us some test images at no charge, and you may keep the adapter at no charge if you decide to use the service

10x objective, pre-zoom function

10x objective, post-zoom function

50x objective, post-zoom function


Link to Routine Services
Link to Immunohistochemical
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