Anatomic Pathology

BakoDx offers industry-leading histopathologic, histochemical, and/or immunophenotypic examination of skin, soft tissue, bone, and cytology obtained though biopsy, excision amputation.

Histopathology for Onychodystrophy


Periodic Acid–Schiff

Identifies non-degenerated fungal elements


Grocott Methenamine Silver

Identifies degenerated fungal elements



 Identifies pigmented saprophytes and melanin pigment which may be associated with a melanocytic neoplasm

Specimen Testing Turnaround Time

  • Routine Skin: 24-48 Hours

  • Routine Nail: 24-48 Hours

  • Routine Bone: 2-3 Days

  • Fine Needle Aspiration: 24-48 Hours

BakoDx Anatomic Pathology Service Guides

Specimen Collection Guide

Specimen Collection

Nail Unit Testing Reference Guide

Nail Unit Testing Reference

Helpful Videos


How to Package Specimens

Using the Requisition Form

Biopsy Procedures

Punch Biopsy

Shave Biopsy

Fine Needle Aspiration

Additional Testing Services