Washington University Pathology Services
The Department of Pathology & Immunology is an international leader in diagnostic pathology, providing consultation for other clinical caregivers and supervising laboratories that provide information necessary for accurate diagnosis and effective treatment. We provide these professional services to Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital, as well as other health care facilities in the region.
Additionally, the department operates laboratories that support specialized clinical testing and outreach. Washington University Pathology Services, the department’s clinical arm for pathologic diagnosis, delivers personalized medicine through subspecialty expertise and state-of-the-art ancillary testing. This service operates under two CAP/CLIA licenses: Anatomic and Molecular Pathology Core Labs and Cytogenetics and Molecular Pathology.
Washington University Pathology Services CAP/CLIA licensed labs
Anatomic and Molecular Pathology (AMP) Labs
AMP Labs is a full-service CAP/CLIA certified anatomic pathology laboratory. It provides support for clinical consults, outreach services in general and subspecialty surgical pathology, autopsy services for adult and pediatric patients, and intake for molecular testing. It also supports selected clinical trials and translational research projects.
Clinical Genomics Laboratory – Cytogenetics
This CAP/CLIA certified laboratory offers state-of-the-art technologies for chromosome analysis, karyotyping, chromosomal microarray analysis, and FISH testing. Washington University cytogenetics and molecular pathology specialists offer full laboratory services for prenatal, POC, constitutional and cancer testing.
Clinical Genomics Laboratory – Sequencing
The Clinical Genomics Laboratory provides physicians with clinically validated next-generation sequencing for cancer, somatic overgrowth and a variety of constitutional diseases. Due to extensive technological capabilities, the Clinical Genomics Laboratory also offers customized tests for clinical trials and clinical research.
The laboratory is committed to expert interpretation of routine and complex skin, hair and nail biopsy specimens. The physicians at the Dermatopathology Center deliver patient-focused care by providing timely and definitive diagnoses.