Pathology Services

LRRI offers a wide range of technical and professional pathology services to industry, academia, and contract research organizations conducting research, development, and testing in animals.


LRRI’s wide range of clinical pathology, necropsy, histopathology, and molecular pathology capabilities are highlighted by internationally recognized expertise in experimental pathology of the respiratory tract. These services are integral to LRRI’s in-house basic and applied research activities, and are offered to other customers and collaborators lacking pathology capabilities or requiring specialized expertise not available in-house.

Key Capabilities:

Anatomic pathology

  • Necropsy
  • Histology
  • Histopathological evaluation
  • Quantitative morphometry
  • Peer review
  • Pathology reports including summary data in Provantis

Clinical pathology

  • Bronchoalveolar lavage analysis
  • Hematology
  • Clinical chemistry
  • Coagulation indices
  • Urinalysis
  • Cytology

In Addition

  • Digital slide scanning and image analysis (Visiopharm Integrator System software)
  • Immunohistochemistry and molecular pathology
  • Compliance with Good Laboratory Practice regulations and with confidentiality and intellectual property agreements
  • Board-certified veterinary pathologists and certified histotechnicians and medical technologists