Associates in Pathology, S.C. is a comprehensive, CAP and CLIA accredited cytology laboratory staffed by board-certified pathologists and ASCP certified cytologists. Specimens are evaluated for the diagnosis of malignant, premalignant, or benign conditions.


Our services include:

  • Fine needle aspirations (FNA) with real-time, on-site adequacy evaluations
  • Gynecologic (GYN) specimens (ThinPrep Pap smears)
  • Non-gynecologic (NGC) specimens (body fluids)
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Chlamydia Trachomatis (CT)
  • Neisseria Gonorrhea (NG)

We also provide:

  • STAT preliminary results available upon request
  • Adherence to Bethesda criteria (thyroid and GYN cytology)
  • Correlation of biopsies to Pap smears
  • Follow-up letters for abnormal GYN cases
  • Monthly summary of cytology cases available upon request
  • Supplies available upon request
  • Results available by phone, fax, mail, or interface

Medical Director: Tracy Cousins, M.D.

Cytology Manager: Holly Buettner, CT(ASCP)cm MB cm