Clinical Services

Gynecological Pathology

BioVantra offers an extensive array of anatomic pathology and molecular-based testing services specifically designed to provide gynecologists with information to better manage cancer and other chronic diseases. We understand the importance of accurate, timely diagnostic test results and actionable healthcare information. Our commitment to these values helps ensure superior patient care and increased client satisfaction.

The following highlights our gynecological pathology test offerings:

Histology

  • Breast and gynecological biopsy
  • Microwave tissue processing to minimize disruption of cellular architecture
  • Immunohistochemistry (IHC)
    • ER, HER-2, PR and Ki-67
  • Consultation and 2nd opinion

Cytology

  • ThinPrep® UroCyte
    • Gyn cytology processing and slide-based molecular testing
  • Conventional pap smears
  • Fine needle aspirations

Specialized Testing

  • PathVysion®
    • HER-2/neu status assessment is now considered standard of care in the selection of therapy for breast cancer.
    • PathVysion® FISH testing offers the most accurate, reliable HER-2/neu results, enabling physicians to make appropriate treatment decisions that can improve clinical benefit and extend patient survival.
  • CellSearch® Circulating Tumor Cell (CTC)
    • Metastatic breast cancer surveillance

Biomarker Analysis

  • Cervical BioStrat® Assay
    • A molecular-based assay that utilizes a novel biomarker to identify specific chromosomal abnormalities in cervical cells that have been linked to cervical cancer.
    • Results from the assay help predict a patient's risk of progression to cervical cancer.

Ordering

Please contact BioVantra Client Support Center at (866) 301-0960 to arrange for gynecological testing. Our experienced Client Support Team can assist with

  • Gynecology Requisition
  • Sample requirements
  • Logistics and specimen transportation
  • Testing methodology
  • Report delivery, status or interpretation
  • Expert oncology and pathology consultations
  • Requests for BioVantra literature and scientific references