The facilities and expertise of the Hematology Section allow for a comprehensive approach to the interpretation and diagnosis of blood, bone marrow, and lymph node specimens.
Morphologic findings are integrated with the results of special procedures, such as immunohistochemistry, flow cytometry, molecular studies, and cytogenetic analysis, to arrive at a final interpretation.
Cleveland Clinic Laboratories’ services are designed to be flexible based on the needs of each client and each case, from performing a single test to providing full-service consultation.
Hematopathology Diagnostic Services
Expert Consultation Services | Core Diagnostic Capabilities
Immunohistochemistry – Multiparameter Flow Cytometry – Molecular Diagnostics
Our test menu combines the state-of-the-art laboratory diagnostics required in modern hematology practice with a foundation of expert consultation for bone marrow biopsies and lymphoid tissues. Molecular hematopathology analyses routinely performed in our laboratories include polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification for immune receptor gene rearrangements and fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) for genetic translocations.
In addition to high-volume automated hematology laboratory tests, the hematology laboratories perform a wide variety of specialized studies, including hemoglobin variant analysis and red cell membrane disorders.
Our expert staff pathologists are available to assist healthcare providers and answer questions throughout the entire consultation process.
Multiparameter flow cytometry, esoteric testing, molecular diagnostics, immunohistochemistry, and a full menu of mutational analyses are available to assist in diagnosis and prognosis procedures.
Full Service Support
We offer a complete range of diagnostic tests as well as histopathologic evaluation and consultation for the full spectrum of hematopoietic, lymphocytic, and plasma cell neoplasms.
Our laboratories can provide clients with Pathology Specimen Shipping Kits containing the fixatives and solutions needed for submitting bone marrow biopsy specimens.