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.
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.