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Pathology and Laboratory Medicine: Cytopathology

UF Health Cytopathology at Jacksonville offers expert cytologic interpretation and consultation of gynecological, nongynecological and fine needle aspiration specimens with the ultimate goal of attaining the most accurate and complete diagnosis possible. The division uses the most advanced technologies available, including light microscopy, immunocytochemistry, special stains and liquid base mono-layer Pap and non-gyn preparations.

Cytopathology Services

  • Gynecologic cytology (pap test)
    • Liquid based
      • SurePath © (preferred)
      • ThinPrep ©
    • Conventional
  • Non-Gynecologic cytology
    • Urine
    • Sputum
    • Bronchial lavage / brushing / washing
    • Body cavity fluids: pleural, pericardinal, peritoneal, CSF
  • Fine needle aspiration biopsy (palpable and image guided cytology lesions)
  • Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS) guided specimen cytology
  • Endoscopic Ultrasound (EUS) guided specimen cytology