Access to Necropsy and Histopathology

by UGent - Faculty of Veterinary Medicine


This service provides access to Necropsy facilities, Histopathology and Immunohistochemistry lab available at the Veterinary Pathology Research Group (DI05) of Ghent University.

Fully equiped necropsyroom and laboratorium for histology and immunohistochemistry. Routine histologic staining such as HE, PAS, Giemsa, Von Gieson, as well as immunohistochemical staining with specific biomarkers are performed. Additional stainings/markers may be developed should this be requested.

Several (including seven-headed, immunofluorescence) microscopes are available.

UGent - Faculty of Veterinary Medicine

The laboratory of Veterinary Pathology is experienced in necropsies and histopathological examination of several species. The research is focusing on fish-pathogen interactions.