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Additional TOPS Information
How Tufts Oral Pathology Services Works with You
- Call TOPS toll-free at 866-670-TOPS (8677) or fax 617-636-6780. We will be happy to provide you with no-cost biopsy and cytology kits, which will be sent out immediately for next-day delivery.
- Send your tissue and cytology specimens via our FedEx service. We provide:
- soft and hard tissue analysis
- processing of liquid-based brush cytology smears (PAP and PAS stains; HPV oncogenic strains detection)
- gross examination and decalcification
- routine and special stains
- immunohistochemical stains
- flow cytometry analysis
- Within 24 hours, we will send you a detailed, written pathology report via fax and mail. This report includes gross and microscopic description, final diagnosis with corresponding ICD.9.CM code for insurance claims and useful comments relating to patient management.
- We will contact you to discuss challenging diagnoses and the implications on patient management. Special stains, decalcification and final culture results follow as soon as possible.