Our services

Laboratories and services

Our services include morphologic (macroscopic, histological, cytological, electron microscopic), histochemical, immune-histochemical, biochemical and molecular-biological examinations of all organs. There are several laboratories for histological and cytological as well as for special investigations. In the department is a patient ambulatory for fine needle puncture. The optinal asservation of the services immediate processing and evaluation ensure highest quality.

Methods in general

  • Histological stainings and special stainings
  • Immune histochemistry, immune fluorescence, enzyme histochemistry
  • Molecular Pathology: PCR, In-situ hybridisation, FISH, Southern Blot, NGS (Next-Generation Sequencing)
  • Molecular Tumor Profiling
  • Electron microscopy

Histopathology and Intraoperativ Diagnosis

Histopathology and Intraoperativ Diagnosis

Related Information (German)

Diagnostic information
Phone +41 44 255 25 11
pathologie@usz.ch
Laboratory information
Phone +41 44 255 96 45

 

University Hospital Zurich
Institut of Pathology and Molecular Pathology
Histologielabor PATH F 1
Schmelzbergstrasse 12
8091 Zürich

 

Submission of tissue samples (German)

 
Cytology

Cytology

Related Information (German)

walk-in clinic for fine-needle aspiration PATH E 5 (map)
Appointments and information
Phone +41 44 255 39 41
pathologie@usz.ch
Application Form (German, PDF)

 

Contact address
UniversitätsSpital Zürich
Institut für Pathologie und Molekularpathologie
Frau Silvia Aliesch
Leitende Biomed. Analytikerin
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zürich
silvia.aliesch@usz.ch

 

Molecular Pathology

Molecular Pathology

Related Information (german)

Medical Direction
Prof. Dr. med. Achim Weber

Dr. rer. nat. Martin Zoche

Diagnostic Tumor Genome Analysis (NGS)
Dr. sc. nat. Markus Rechsteiner

Sanger sequencing and capillary electrophoresis
Prof. Dr. sc. nat. Dieter Zimmerman

 

University Hospital Zurich
Institute of Pathology and Molecular Pathology
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich

 

Molecular Tumor Profiling

Molecular Tumor Profiling

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Further Information to the Order
Order Instructions
Specimen Instructions

Order form

Information 
Molecular Tumor Profiling
Dr. rer. nat. Martin Zoche
Phone +41 43 25 30334
Mobile +41 79 788 9157
martin.zoche@usz.ch

Collaboration Partners
As licensee of the Foundation Medicine® Services outside of the US, Roche has sublicensed the provision of these services in Switzerland to the UniversitätsSpital Zürich.


Hoffmann La Roche AG, Basel, Switzerland

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Foundation Medicine® Inc., Cambridge, USA

Immune histochemistry - In situ Techniques

Immune histochemistry - In situ Techniques Related Information (German)

Information FISH
PATH D 47
Phone +41 44 255 19 87

Information immune histochemistry
André Fitsche
PATH D 53
Phone +41 44 255 14 75
andre.fitsche@usz.ch

Information diagnostics
Prof. Alex Soltermann
PATH C 43
Phone +41 44 255 23 19
alex.soltermann@usz.ch

 

University Hospital Zurich
Institute of Pathology and Molecular Pathology
Rämistrasse 100
8091 Zurich
Switzerland

 

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