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Leukaemia cells (purple)
Leukaemia cells (purple)


The Histopathology department is comprised of a consultant-led team providing a comprehensive tissue-based diagnostic service. We provide a diagnostic referral service for paediatric histopathology and neuropathology for centres both in the UK and abroad.  

The department also supports a wide range of research projects that involve histology immunohistochemistry and molecular studies of pathological tissue. 

Conditions we treat

The service includes: 

  • Paediatric pathology 
  • Neuropathology 
  • Muscle pathology 
  • Metabolic disease 
  • Autopsy (including perinatal post mortem) 

Our scientific team offer a range of specialist investigations including: 

  • Immunohistochemistry 
  • Electron microscopy 
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