Animal Reference Pathology

525 East 4500 South Suite F200
Salt Lake City, UT 84107

(180)042-6209 x9


Cytology is performed on fluids, fine needle aspirates, blood smears or impression smears.  These types of samples are broken out into two categories simple cytology or complex histopathology.

Examples of simple cytology: an fine needle aspirate or impression smear from a single site

Examples of complex cytology: joint fluid, CSF, FNAs from multiple sites, BAL analysis