For the hospital needs it was established a cytopathology unit in 28/7/2002, since the establishment of the Department of Cytopathology (3/7/2003) this unit had completed  934  cytological examinations:  

  • 862 test Papanikolaou
  • 10 FNAs
  • 62 exfoliative cytology examinations

Since 2003 all special units are gradually activated, today the status of performed examinations is:

Year

Total cases
Cytechemistry Immunocytochemistry Molecular techniques
Cytometry Total

2003+

1277

129

190

0

0

1596

2004

4484

840

1530

0

256

6854

2005

6157

910

850

0

312

7917

2006

5720

610

1020

62

250

7412

2007

11106

1754

3544

1892

1122

18296

2008

14305

1165

1882

6196

3147

23548

2009

17850

1368

3389

4775

4310

27382

2010*

11835

858

7535

7622

4096

27850

+ From 3/7/03 *To 31/8/2010

 

Quality Control and Quality Assurance

All requirements of ISO:9001:2008 are fullifilled. The Department participates to quality controls programs: WHO LabNet for HPV and External Quality Assesment for KRAS (click here for qualifications).

 

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