Pathology FAQ

Frequently asked questions around pathology

Below you will find some questions our receptionists often get regarding pathology and pathology testing. If you would like more information about anything mentioned here, please call our offices and we will try to assist you and answer your questions as best we can.

What is Pathology?

Pathology is the study of disease and diagnosis. There are many different sub specialities for the various types of samples. We are accredited in two specialities; Histopathology and Cytopathology.

What is a Pathologist?

A pathologist is a doctor who has specialised in understanding and diagnosing disease. In Australia the

Is Pathology important?

Why has Adelaide Skin Pathology received my sample?