Labs: Medical Laboratory
(EML) Services

About Us

Our clinical laboratory provides diagnostic laboratory testing services for Emory University Hospital, Emory University Hospital Midtown, Wesley Woods Hospital, Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University, and all locations of the Emory Clinic. Emory Medical Laboratory (EML) is a fully accredited and licensed clinical laboratory operating within the Emory Healthcare Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. As one of the largest, most comprehensive medical laboratories in Georgia, EML employs more than 500 laboratory professionals and performs more than five million tests annually. EML provides high-quality, cost-effective, innovative laboratory services to local, regional, national and international clients.

EML Outreach and Client Service

EML serves as a reference laboratory for many Healthcare Organizations and Physician Practices. We specialize in high-quality, cost-effective esoteric laboratory testing services to customers in the U.S. and around the world. EML is one of the only medical laboratories in the Southeast to offer a broad range of procedures

Anatomic Pathology

The Division of Anatomic Pathology (AP) has more than 35 full-time faculty overseeing the diagnostic studies of patient tissues and cells. EML offers a full range of AP services in the sections of histology, cytopathology, dermatopathology, surgical pathology, immunohistochemistry, electron microscopy, and post-mortem services.

The Histology Lab offers quality testing to process and preserve patient tissue for examination by a pathologist. We utilize advanced testing methodologies, including:

  • Same Day Processing using Xpress Rapid Processor
  • Immunohistochemistry testing on more than 200 varieties of antibodies
  • FISH testing on paraffin samples, as well as UroVysion™
  • Electron microscopy (EM) for work-up of renal biopsies, metabolic diseases, tumors, and ciliary dyskinesias
  • Immunofluorescence (IF) testing for the diagnosis of an array of kidney and autoimmune skin diseases

The Cytology Lab offers testing and result interpretation to help diagnose, monitor, and treat cancerous, and pre-cancerous lesions. We utilize advanced testing methodologies, including:

  • SurePath® Pap tests
  • ThinPrep® Pap tests
  • Non-gynecologic cytopathology testing
  • Fine needle aspiration (FNA) biopsies
  • Gynecologic high-risk HPV testing
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