Anatomic Pathology Services for Upstate University Hospital - Community Campus
The Cytopathology Department primarily assists in the diagnosis of cancer from exfoliated cells or fine needle aspirations from any body sites. The cytology department is routinely staffed from 7:30 am. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. It is closed on weekends and holidays.
All specimens must be accompanied by a properly completed cytopathology requisition. It should be filled out completely. The patient history is essential. If tests from other laboratory departments are ordered, separate specimens should be submitted.
Cytology reports may be obtained by calling 315-410-7210 during the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or by calling Customer Service at 315-461-3008, during the hours of 8:00 a.m. to10:30 p.m. or 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays. Reports may be autofaxed from our computer system on request.
If you have a question about specimen collection not covered herein, please call the Cytology Department at 315-410-7210 during the hours noted above.