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Trichomoniasis in Pregnancy Associated With Intellectual Disability in Children

Maternal infections are associated with Intellectual Disability/Mental Retardation (ID/MR) in children.1 2 What began as a broad analysis of maternal genitourinary infections and pregnancy/child outcomes soon led to the discovery that Trichomoniasis also has...

We recognize ease of collection is important to your practice

In addition to the Pap test, you can run a multitude of tests directly from the ThinPrep specimen vial. These additional tests include HPV testing (including genotyping), the HPV-4C DNA Damage test, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Trichomonas and Herpes testing (HSV...

What test does my laboratory use to detect HPV?

We have just discussed how cotesting has greater sensitivity and specificity than using the HPV or Pap tests independently. However, does the type of HPV test affect sensitivity and specificity in cervical cancer screening? We believe so; at PathAdvantage, we...

What is the ‘Actual’ Prevalence of Trichomonas Vaginalis in the US?

In the US, Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) infections are not reportable to state agencies and therefore actual prevalence data is limited. In addition, as many as 85% of infected women1 are asymptomatic and therefore do not even undergo testing. Also, in those...

PathAdvantage Announces Launch of New 24/7 Physicians Hotline

In this fast moving world, having accessible lab services and personnel is paramount. At PathAdvantage, we endeavor to make checking results as easy and as pleasant as possible. We have no automated phone menus at PathAdvantage; a live person answers the...

A bit about Bernard

A Chicago native, Bernard moved to Dallas in 1999 and has been a valued courier at Pathadvantage for more than 4 years. Bernard is in his fourth year of seminary education here in Dallas, and is soon planning to volunteer his time (and training as an...

Meet Barbara Fugate

 Barbara Fugate has been with Dr. Gillespie at PathAdvantage for more than twelve years; essentially, since day one. Born and raised here in Dallas, Barbara is known for her thoughtful manner, whether she is on the phone with a client or taking care of one...

A bit about Dr. Hopley

Richard Hopley was born and raised in England, where his first degree was a B.A. in Business Management. Although a significant portion of his early work life was spent in the hospitality industry, after moving to the US he decided to pursue a career in the...

A bit about Dr. Dang…

Linh Dang was born in Buffalo, although she spent the majority of her life in St Louis, Missouri. Part of the accelerated 6 year combined B.A./M.D. program, she graduated with a degree in liberal arts and medicine from the University of Missouri at Kansas...

About PathAdvantage

At PathAdvantage, we take pride in being specialized, focused and passionate about GYN pathology laboratory services. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in the service that we provide our physicians. A high quality practice, providing unique...