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Tulane University Health Sciences
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
1430 Tulane Avenue SL-79
New Orleans, Louisiana
70112-2699
Phone 504-988-5224
Fax 504-988-7389
Email tulpath@tulane.edu

Pathology Core Laboratory


Who We Are

  • The Pathology Core Laboratory at Tulane University Health Sciences Center provides basic histopathology and  research immunohistochemistry services to researchers at Tulane University and  the surrounding academic community.
  • We are located on the 6th Floor of the Medical School in the Pathology Department.
    Helena Pappas-LeBeau HT (ASCP) is the Lab Supervisor and can address all questions regarding basic histopathology and research immunohistochemistry.

  • We are CLIA compliant .
     

What We Do

  • The Pathology Core Laboratory offers a full range of histopathology services including tissue processing, embedding, and cutting, for both paraffin and frozen tissue.
  • We can produce routine hematoxylin and eosin stained slides (H&E).
  • We also perform most standard stains as well as immunohistochemistry and antibody workup.

 

Histopathology Services

  • The Pathology core supports a full range of basic pathology services.
  • We accept wet fixed tissue specimens as well as frozen samples.
  • Wet samples (FFPE) are processed on our Leica automated tissue processor.
  • We provide materials needed for processing of your specimens.

 

Facilities

  • The Pathology Core has three microtomes and two embedding stations and two cryostats.
  • There are storage areas for wet tissue, blocks, slides, and antibodies at 4 degrees, -20, and -80.

 

Special Stains

  • AFB
  • ALCIAN BLUE
  • COLLOIDIAL IRON
  • CONGO RED
  • COPPER
  • FITE
  • GIEMSA
  • GMS
  • WARTHIN-STARRY
  • GRAM
  • IRON
  • MUCICARMINE
  • PAS-GREEN
  • PAS-D
  • PAS-BLUE
  • RETUCULIN
  • TRICHROME
  • VVG

 

Immunohistochemistry Services

  • The core lab can perform immunohistochemistry (IHC) using the Nemisis autostainer that allow us to run 72 slides under uniform conditions.
  • The core also provides an antibody "workup" services to test novel or untried antibodies on your tissue of interest.
  • We have extensive experience testing antibodies in both human and animal tissues. Contact us to arrange a consultation. 

 

Immunohistochemistry Stains Offered

  • CD-1a
  • CD-3
  • CD-4
  • CD-5
  • CD-7
  • CD-8
  • CD-10
  • CD-15
  • CD-20
  • CD-23
  • CD-25
  • CD-30
  • CD-31
  • CD-34
  • CD-43
  • CD-45 LCA
  • CD-45 RB
  • CD-45 RO
  • CD-56
  • CD-57
  • CD-68
  • CD-79a
  • CD-117
  • CD-138
  • CDX2
  • BCL-2
  • BCL-6
  • CA 19.9
  • CALRET
  • CAM 5.2
  • CEA
  • CHROMO
  • CMV
  • COLL-4
  • CYCLIN D1
  • AE 1/AE3
  • CK-56
  • CK-7
  • CK-20
  • CK-903
  • D2-40
  • DESMIN
  • EBV
  • EMA
  • FX-13a
  • GCDFP-15
  • GLYCOPHORIN
  • GRANZYME B
  • HEP B CORE
  • HEP B SURFACE
  • HHV-8
  • HMB-45
  • HSV 1&2
  • KAPPA
  • KI-67
  • LAMBDA
  • MELAN A
  • MITF
  • MSA
  • MUM-1
  • MPO
  • NEURO
  • NSE
  • P-53
  • P-63
  • PCNA
  • PERFORIN
  • PSA
  • P-16
  • S-100
  • SMA
  • SPIROCHETE
  • SYNAPTOPHYSIN
  • TIA-1
  • TTF-1
  • TRYPTASE
  • TYROSINASE
  • VIMENTIN

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Contact Information

  • Histology Research Laboratory
    Rm 6524
    Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
    Phone: (504) 988-2208

  • Laboratory Hours: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Dept. of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112 504-988-5224 tulpath@tulane.edu