University Health Network
UHN’s Consolidated Pathology occupies 48,000 sf of the 11th floor of Toronto General Hospital. The facility includes eight distinct areas for different pathology functions, BL2 and BL3 laboratories, support spaces and administrative areas.
The facility accommodates 40 pathologists, and includes laboratories for immunology, staining, cutting, specimen management, tissue processing, bank and culture, histology, flow cytometry, clinical research pathology, cytogenics, DNA extraction, Dry Lab, FISH wet lab, assessment and write-up areas, and storage areas. The facility also includes two autopsy suites – BL2 and BL3. The Autopsy suites are segregated from each other through a series of airlocks and change rooms. The autopsy suites are designed to be cleaned using Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide.