Zurich Pathology Centre
Zurich Pathology Centre (Institut für klinische Pathologie medica und Pathologie Dr. Noll AG) is one of the leading pathology institutions in Switzerland and performs morphological investigations on tissue and cell samples from all organ systems. Our team covers the entire spectrum of pathology and meets the highest diagnostic standards with the help of cutting-edge processes. We work in accordance with current, certified and quality-assured standards and are well connected with colleagues from a host of other disciplines through our participation in tumour boards and our cooperation with clinical institutions.
- Our pathologists regularly take part in a range of interdisciplinary tumour boards and,
- as part of our cooperation with various organ centres, we frequently participate in quality circles too.
- Our pathology team is happy to provide consultations and second opinions.
In order to provide excellent patient care, we strive to process samples and return results as quickly as we can. The processing time for the histological examination of biopsies is 12-24 hours, depending on when samples are submitted; for larger surgical specimens it is 2-3 working days; for cytology findings it is generally 12-24 hours, with rapid results available within 2 hours; and for molecular pathological analyses the processing time is 3-6 working days.
Our investigations cover the entire spectrum of the conventional pathological assessment of tissue samples (including rapid sections, immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence).
We offer non-gynaecological (exfoliative) and gynaecological cytology and run a puncture outpatient clinic where we perform ultrasound-guided fine-needle puncture procedures.
We investigate genetic alterations in neoplastic lesions using NGS, Sanger sequencing, clonality analyses, microsatellite instability analysis and FISH.
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Our 14-strong team of experienced specialist doctors covers the entire spectrum of pathology and meets the highest diagnostic standards with the help of cutting-edge processes.
Please do not hesitate to call us if you have specific questions you would like answered (including consultations as second opinions or expert opinions). We would be happy to provide you with the necessary information.
Certified and quality assured standards
The Pathology Center Zurich stands for high-quality laboratory analysis.
Our laboratory is certified in accordance with ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management and 14001:2015 Environmental Management. In addition, we are also recognised as a category C SIWF advanced training centre for pathology and category A centre for cytology and molecular pathology.