Histology and Pathology

Sample processing with a wide range of stain options

Histology and Pathology

At Frontage we offer a wide range of testing capabilities for histology and pathology services. Our scientists have expertise in sample processing with a wide range of stains including immunochemistry and multiplexing IHC.

  • General histology: Accessioning, tissue sample processing into FFPE, standard staining with Hematoxylin & Eosin
  • Special stains: Including trichrome, silver stain, GMS/PAS, Congo red, and other stains upon request
  • Immunohistochemistry (IHC) and Immunofluorescence (IF) stains: With a list of validated markers. We also provide new marker stains upon specific request
  • Multiplexing IHC/IF stain
  • Digital pathology: Provide digital pathology platform for whole slide image scanning (with data transfer capabilities), image analysis, digital data storage, and remote consultation capabilities

Histology/Pathology Capabilities

  • Accessioning
  • Fresh specimen grossing
  • Processing specimen into paraffin blocks
  • Paraffin block cutting and automated H&E staining
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • PDL-1 IHC and interpretation
  • Special stains
  • Slide interpretation with report
  • Final diagnosis with report
  • Digital imaging storage and file sharing

Major Instruments for General Histology

  • TissueTek Countertop grossing station
  • TissueTek VIP6 conventional processor
  • TissueTek TEC6 manual embedding system
  • TissueTek Prisma Plus automated staining system
  • Roche BenchMark systems (IHC and special stains)