Surgical Histopathology Laboratory

Surgical Histopathology (Pathology) Laboratory

  • Location:
    Laboratory: Room No. 308, 3 rd floor, ‘College Building’
  • Facilities and Special Services:

    This Department is essentially a center for the histopathology diagnosis of patients with Nair hospital.
    This lab also caters to research projects of the Dept.of Pathology & other departments from the institution.
    The second opinion is also given for outside hospital slides (and / histopathology blocks) with nominal charges.
  • Tests Done:
    Various investigations done in Histopathology Laboratory are as follows:
    1. All tissues of surgical pathology operated specimens and biopsy specimens of Nair Hospital patients and peripheral BMC hospitals– processing and interpretations.
    2. Special stains as and when required on submitted Material – PAS, Reticulin, Mucicarmine, Masson Trichrome, GMS, Giems, Warthin-Starry, AFB, FF, PTAH, AB, EVG, Congored, CV, Bile, Sudan IV, Von Kossa, MF, Grimelus, HID-Ab, Orcein
    3. Frozen sections in routine working hours

Guidelines For Patients Wishing to avail the Investigative Facilities:

  • Surgical Histopathopathology laboratory accepts the operated specimens and biopsy specimens of Nair Hospital patients and peripheral BMC hospitals from 8.30 am to 4.30pm.
  • All reports are will be issued two to three working days day at same place.
  • NO CHARGES for any test.
  • Tissue Blocks and slides of the patients case are issued to outside hospital for Immunohistochemistry (IHC) work up of the case after that hospital requisition letter without any charges.

Surgical Histopathology (Pathology) Laboratory timings:

  • Monday and Friday- 8.30 am to 4.30 pm
  • Saturday- 8.30 am to 1.30 pm

Surgical Histopathology (Pathology) Laboratory Staff:

  • Mr. Ajit Kadam            Lab Technician
  • Mrs. Jyoti Jadhav        Lab Technician
  • Mr. Vilas Lohote         Lab Asst.
  • Mr. Ramesh Shinde     Lab attendent
  • Mrs. Darshna Desai     Lab Technician (VN Desai Hospital)

Surgical Histopathology (Pathology) Laboratory Instruments:

  • Autotechnicon (Indian Make)
  • Autotechicon – STP 120 (German make)
  • Rotary Microtome HM-325 (German make) Sr.No. 15719
  • Rotary Microtome HM-325 (German make) Sr.No. 21695
  • Tissue Embedding center EC-350 (German make)
  • Refrigerator
  • Cryostat CM 1900 Leica
  • Knife Sharpener
  • Balance 2 pans

Details of investigation done in Surgical Histopathology Section in the year
1st April 2010 to 31st March 2011.

  • Surgical tissue from Nair Hospital                   -        5293         
  • Surgical tissue from Santacruz Hospital          -        357
  • Frozen section tissue received                       -        153
  • Total Nos. Of Surgical Tissue received           -        5650
  • Total Nos. Of Paraffin blocks prepared           -        24950

Details of Glass Slides prepared

  • Total Nos. Of HE Slides prepared          -        24950
  • Special Stain                                         -        14150
  • Duplicate slides (recuts)                       -        3750
  • Slides gives to Tata Hospital                 -        1340
  • Slides for P.G.Meeting                           -        1750
  • Slides for conference & Seminar            -        6580
  • Request from staff                                 -        150
  • Frozen section slides                             -        1200

                   Total  Nos. Of slides prepared               -        53870

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