Staffed by a team of four pathologists, the Histopathology department provides a complete range of surgical pathology services.
The department signs out more than 10,000 surgical biopsies every year.
Chughtais Lahore Lab was one of the first labs in Pakistan to adopt immunohistochemistry in the diagnostic work up of biopsies. Today the lab has a menu of more than 30 immunohistochemical stains that are used to diagnose tumors and detect infectious organisms.
Chughtais Lahore Lab provides Intra-Operative Frozen Section services to hospitals all over Lahore. The frozen section is performed using the Leica 1510 Cryostat. Frozen section results are communicated to the requesting surgeon within 20 minutes of receipt of specimen at CLL.