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Applied pathology services include post mortem examinations performed on cases from the Ohio State University Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital and on cases from referring veterinarians, a biopsy service limited to cases from the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital and a library which is responsible for distributing results, keeping records and microslides on necropsy and biopsy cases and providing pathology teaching materials to faculty and students.
This core was formed in 2002 to focus the department's investments in shared-use infrastructure. The goals of the core are to provide and maintain selected instrumentation and to provide sufficient training to facilitate end-user operation
These laboratories provide diagnostic service and professional laboratory expertise to the Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital, departments and research laboratories within the college and university, and the university laboratory animal program.
The Comparative Pathology and Mouse Phenotyping Shared Resource and Histology/Immunohistology Core have merged into one unit within the Department of Veterinary Biosciences. The combined service now offers complete necropsy, histology, and immunohistochemistry support to researchers throughout the Ohio State University.
The Cytometry Core is a College wide service, supported by the Department of Veterinary Biosciences and the Comprehensive Cancer Center which offers state-of-the-art instrumentation for flow cytometry analysis, high speed live cell sorting, infectious cell sorting, high resolution confocal microscopy, and magnetic cell sorting.
The Small Animal Research Imaging Core (SARIC) is to provide non-invasive, whole animal imaging of rodents used in preclinical research studies at The Ohio State University.
The Tissue Bank provides tissue procurement for the Biospecimen Repository. Samples of tumors and normal tissue from dogs and cats will be collected and stored for use by multiple investigators.