Building Your On-Site Pathology Lab

Space and Staff

Two components are necessary to build your lab.

  1. Histology/setup Lab, require 600 Square Foot.
  2. Microscopy room, require 150 Square Foot.

Professionals necessary to run your lab

  1. Pathologist.
  2. Histotech.
  3. Lab Assistant

Location to be provided by you and staff to be hired with MDC (Molecular Diagnostics Consultants)  guidance and training.


  1. Instrumentation- we can work with new instruments or secondary market instruments. (histology)
  2. MDC will provide the technical set-up for the instruments and validate and train the staff working with lab instruments.
  3. MDC will negotiate and set-up for instrument reagent agreements with vendors if needed.
  4. MDC will arrange for lab validation and regulatory compliance.
  5. MDC pathologists will provide with a second opinion at no charge for one year.
  6. The partnership lab will be fully operational within 3 months of contract signage.


  1. Initial instrument investment or monthly instrument lease payment.
  2. MDC Laboratory build-up fees.
  3. Monthly reagents and stains charge.
  4. Monthly Pathologist, Histotech and lab assistance salaries’.
  5. Total cost = Amount of stains and the size of the lab.