Maine Health

Tissue Pathology

Routine histologic examination of hematoxylin-and-eosin stained sections are performed. Histochemical and Immunohistochemical stains are performed as indicated. Reports include gross description, final diagnosis, and comments on the differential diagnosis. Consultative services are provided by the large consulting staff, who have expertise in general pathology, as well as a wide range of subspecialty areas. Routine specimens are reported within two days of receipt, while more complex specimens requiring additional testing are reported within three days.