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General Information
(804) 828-7284
Fax: (804) 628-8724

Outpatient Hours
8:00am - 5:30pm Monday - Friday, located in the Gateway building

The Department of Pathology offers a complete range of laboratory testing services in anatomic pathology, clinical pathology, and molecular diagnostics. We are equipped to provide the highest level of support to health care providers through leading-edge technologies, quality assurance measurements, and laboratory management programs. 

For more information and to order testing contact the Client Services helpline at 804-828-PATH (828-7284); 1-800-363-9234. More detailed information is available on the following web pages:

 Anatomic and Surgical Pathology Services

Clinical Pathology Services

 Molecular Diagnostics Services













 Renal Pathology



 Research Services

 Transfusion Medicine and Blood Bank


Our laboratory facilities are conveniently located in downtown Richmond on the MCV Campus. The Anatomic Pathology Receiving area is located at the MCV campus in the Gateway Building, 1200 E. Marshall Street, 6th floor, (804) 828-9739. The Clinical Pathology Receiving area is located on the MCV campus in the Clinical Support Center (CSC), 403 N. 13th Street, 6th floor Room 643.

Accreditation and Licensure

The VCUHS clinical laboratories are certified by the Federal Government under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) of 1988, and are fully accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), and the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB), and registered with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA):


  • CLIA # 49D0226653
  • CAP#13686-01
  • Blood Bank: AABB #3313; FDA #1171788
  • Molecular Diagnostics: Certification of Compliance with Technical Working Group on DNA Analysis Methods (TWGDAM)
  • DAB Guidelines for Forensic Laboratories from the National Forensic Society Technology Center (NFSTC)

For printed copies contact Client Services at (804) 828-PATH (828-7284); 1-800-363-9234.












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