Histology laboratory

We take care of your samples every step

80,000-100,000 samples can be trimmed, processed, embedded and stained by H&E staining per year, incl. Special stains

Services & Techniques

Patconsult.LAB has a team of laboratory technicians with extensive experience in the processing of histology samples belonging to experimental pathology studies, experimental models, regulatory studies, etc... Patconsult.LAB ́s histology laboratory has extensive experience in processing samples of mice, rat, rabbit NZW, beagle dog, minipig and NHP.

The histology services of Patconsult.LAB has all the necessary equipment to be able to process all types of organs and tissues, always ensuring quality and traceability: embedding, cutting, staining, mounting and digitalization (Nanozoomer).
Our histology technicians offer advice for the preparation and shipment of your samples.

Histotechnique

Our histology service performs trimming according to RITA Recommendations for toxicity studies on rat species (GLP - compliant studies). In the studies of Experimental Pathology, a close contact is maintained with the Client, with the aim of designing the best options.

In Patconsult.LAB we work with an organization and control of histology techniques including all possible special stains, and our histology technicians work with validated protocols, which allow us a standardization and reproducibility of the applied techniques.

TRIMMING

EMBEDDING

CUTTING

ROUTINE AND SPECIAL STAINS

Steps

Patconsult.LAB laboratory equipment is designed to carry out all the processing of the samples received, from sample to report. Our histology technicians take care of your samples every step

1. Our Equipment: From sample to report
2. We take care of your samples every step
3. We offer advice for the preparation and shipment of your samples
4. Fixation and embedding of all types of tissues
5. Organ trimming according to RITA Recommendations for toxicity studies on rat species (GLP - compliant studies).
6. Tissue stainer with validated protocols: Standarization. Protocols reproducibility
7. Experience with samples of mice, rat, rabbit NZW, beagle dog, minipig and NHP.
8. Other stainig protocols can be developed on demand. Routine and special stains.
9. Organization and control of histotecnique including all possible special tecniques

FAQs

The objective of the histology laboratory of Patconsult.LAB, consists of the processing of biological samples (organs and tissues), from experimental pathology studies, experimental models, regulatory studies etc..., for subsequent microscopic evaluation and edition of the corresponding report.

What is histology?

Histology is the part of biology that studies the composition, structure, and characteristics of organic tissues. Through multiple histological techniques we can visualize under a microscope the structure of organs and tissues. In histology we have some standard techniques, through which we have an overview of the characteristics of a sample. There are many more specialized techniques, whose objective is to reveal some specific characteristic of the sample under study.

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