Pacific Rim Pathology

Who are we?

For more than 25 years Pacific Rim Pathology has operated as a full-service, independent pathology laboratory providing anatomical, clinical and molecular expertise for San Diego.  

Professional Services performed at Pacific Rim Pathology

We accept formalin, gluteraldehyde or zinc fixed tissue for routine processing. A wide variety of histochemical, immunofluorescent, and immunohistochemical stains are available including trichrome, Sirius Red, and a variety of other options. 

We offer a variety of different ancillary testing options ranging from HPV, CT/NG and Trichomonis lab tests that can be ordered as a stand-alone order or in addition to a Liquid ThinPrep Pap. Click below to learn if our testing options fit your needs.

Our team of cytopathologists and cytotechnologists screen more than 50000 gynecologic and non-gynecologic specimens yearly. Learn more about our various lab test offerings and services by clicking below.

Our Research department specializes in histologic endpoints for clinical trials, instrument validation studies, and other technical service. Click below to read more about our services and what we can do for you. 

Digital Imagery

Pacific Rim provides scanning services using our Leica AT2 DX System.                                       

Read more to find out about the services we offer at our laboratory. 

EM Services

With the electron microscope hosted at our laboratory, we’re more than capable of providing  clients with EM readings.

Learn more about our offerings below!           

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