Histology Laboratory

By Mayo Clinic Staff

The Histology Laboratory has gained a reputation for preparing excellent paraffin-embedded, hematoxylin and eosin stained sections as well as special stained sections. The Histology Laboratory processes over 300,000 paraffin-embedded tissue blocks per year and over 1.2 million slides!

A wide-range of specimens are handled in the laboratory including bone marrow biopsies, surgical resections and biopsies, dermatology biopsies, tissue obtained at autopsy, outside blocks sent in consultation and a wide variety of research specimens.

J.J. Garcia, M.D., medical director
J.M. Schafer, supervisor