Areas of Expertise

Areas of Expertise

Histology Services

Routine Histology

  • Routine Hematoxylin and Eosin
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Special Stains

Special Histology

  • Frozen section
  • Intraoperative Consults
  • Esoteric testing referrals
  • Hematopathology
  • Breast pathology
  • Gastrointestinal and liver pathology
  • Sentinel node, muscle, and kidney biopsies

Cytology Services


Pap Tests

  • ThinPrep Pap test with Image Directed Cytology
  • Conventional Pap smears

Cytology Ancillary Testing from the ThinPrep vial

  • High-Risk HPV testing by Aptima HPV Assay
  • HPV Genotyping by Aptima HPV 16 18/45 genotyping Assay
  • Gonorrhea and Chlamydia (CT/NG testing) by Aptima
  • Extended vaginosis/vaginitis panel


  • Vaginosis DNA probe test for Trichomonas, Gardnerella, Candida, by BD Affirm VPIII


  • Traditional specimens (body fluids-effusions, pulmonary specimens, urine, etc.)
  • Smears/Scraping (either slides or liquid based collection, oral cavity, skin, nipple discharge, etc.)
  • Anal cytology (ThinPrep collection preferred)
  • FNA
  • FNA biopsy clinic

Note: PCNM does not test cultures or blood work. These specimens should be sent to your preferred clinical lab service providers.