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ALPHA PROLIPSIS CYTOLOGY LABORATORIES

ALPHA PROLIPSIS Cytology Laboratories combine national leadership in Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) with outpatient surgical pathology and cytology needs tailored for outpatient medical practices. ALPHA PROLIPSIS Cytology Laboratories provide a wide range of cytopathology services including the routine screening of gynecologic and non-gynecologic specimens.

The Laboratories are staffed by skilled cytopreparatory technicians and Board Certified Cytopathologists. The staff is available Monday - Friday from 0800-2100. The specimen test listings should address most questions. If there are any additional questions, please feel free to call the department at +30 2106980565, or the cytology supervisor at +30 6977430971

Clinicians have the choice of two types of liquid-based pap testing: the ThinPrep® Pap Test™ and the BestPREP™ liquid-based Pap test. Both tests are processed and screened in our laboratory.

Quality Assurance
  • Our established quality control/quality assurance program is continuously monitored and evaluated to provide ongoing quality improvement.
  • Some aspects of our quality control program include:

  • Rescreening a minimum of 10% of all negative Paps, including all patients who are at High Risk for developing cervical cancer
  • Ongoing correlation and documentation between Pap smear and biopsy results
  • Review of all high-grade and malignant Pap tests with biopsy discrepancies
  • Rescreening of all negative Pap cases from the previous five years whenever a new high-grade lesion or malignant Pap case is reported