Tissue samples are collected either during a minimally invasive procedure or surgery. A pathologist then examines the tissue and cells under a microscope to aid in diagnosing conditions and diseases.
Laboratory Services Diagnostics
MemorialCare’s laboratory services provide comprehensive and dependable diagnostic tests to our hospitals and physician partners.
Pap test is also known as a Papanicolaou test, Pap smear, Pap test, cervical smear, or smear test. During a physical exam a Pap test is taken to collect cells from the cervix.
A prostate-specific antigen is a blood test that measures the levels of a protein produced by the cells of the prostate gland.
A blood test to check the levels of thyroid hormone produced by the thyroid gland.
A blood test to measure the levels of protein called tumor markers can help detect types of cancer.