Histology is the study of the microscopic anatomy of cells and tissues of plants and animals. It is performed by examining cells and tissues commonly by sectioning and staining; followed by examination under a light microscope or electron microscope. At Portage Health we process about 15 pap smears, and about 35 blocks of patient specimens a day.
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In its effort to continue offering the latest technology and best service to patients, the Portage Health Laboratory has added the BD Probetec ET to its toolset. “This is cutting edge technology,” said Richard Kangas, Portage Health lab director. “We’re continuing our focus on increasing our line of molecular testing.”
Portage Health's new GeneXpert machine is up and running, making Portage Health the only hospital in the western Upper Peninsula of Michigan ...
Note: This was originally posted on: 04/17/2009 A new diagnostic machine is up and running in the Portage Health laboratory, just in time for National Medical Laboratory Professionals Week April 19-25. The Vitros 5600, manufactured by Ortho Clinical Diagnostics in Rochester, NY, is the first one installed in M
A new service at Portage Health will make life easier for patients who use Coumadin/warfarin therapy.
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