Pathologists are doctors who work in the medical laboratory. They examine cells, body fluids and tissue samples as they help diagnose and treat disease.
These "behind the scenes" doctors also may do autopsies to determine the cause of death.
Allina Health Laboratory
Lab tests A to Z
Infant test/procedure preparation
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Preschooler test or procedure preparation
School age test or procedure preparation
Adolescent test or procedure preparation
Allina Health Laboratory: Locations
Buffalo Hospital: Laboratory
Cambridge Medical Center: Laboratory
New Ulm Medical Center: Laboratory
First published: 08/01/2004
Last updated: 05/12/2014
Reviewed by: Steven Bergeson, MD, medical director of care, Allina Health clinics; J Richard Sheely, MD, site lead, Allina Health Burnsville Clinic