Renal Pathology

Renal Pathology provides comprehensive consultative expertise and services relating to disorders of the kidneys, including native and transplant renal biopsies (for both adults and children).

For information concerning consultation, please call (801) 581-2507. Consultations can be sent directly to:

Surgical Pathology Department
Huntsman Cancer Hospital
1950 Circle of Hope, RM N3105
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Phone: (801) 581-2507 or (801) 584-5078
Fax: (801) 581-7035

Please include pertinent clinical history and surgical pathology report(s).
Test # Test Name Test Keywords Additional Information
0051786 Alport Syndrome, X-linked (COL4A5) Sequencing ALPORT FGS Renal disease, chronic kidney disease, hematuria
2002398 Alport Syndrome, X-linked (COL4A5) Sequencing and Deletion/Duplication ALPORT FGA Renal disease, chronic kidney disease, hematuria
2003839 Collagen IV by Immunohistochemistry Alport Syndrome Renal disease, chronic kidney disease, hematuria, alport Stain and return service only
2013259 Comprehensive Kidney Biopsy Workup

Staining protocols for renal biopsies include:

  • Light microscopy: H&E, PAS, trichrome stain, and Jones silver stain, Congo red stain performed if indicated
  • Immunofluorescence: IgG, IgA, IgM, C1q, C3, albumin, fibrinogen, kappa and lambda, and C4d (transplant)
  • Electron microscopy: routinely performed

Collagen IV Panel (alpha chains I, III, and IV) by immunofluoresence also available by request.

0049191 Glomerular Basement Membrane Antibody, IgG (IFA) Anti-GBM Disease
2008403 Glomerular Basement Membrane Antibody, IgG by Multiplex Bead Assay and IFA Microscopic Polyangiitis, Anti-GBM Disease
2010214 Renal Hereditary Cancer Panel, Sequencing and Deletion/Duplication, 15 Genes RENCAPAN, RENCAPAN, renal, cancer, BAP1, FH, FLCN, MET, MLH1, MSH2, MSH6, PTEN, SDHB, SDHC, SDHD, TP53, TSC1, TSC2, VHL, leiomyomatosis, Mesothelioma, birt-hogg-dube, HNPCC, lynch, Cowden, Bannayan-Riley-Ruvalcaba, Proteus, Li-Fraumeni, Tuberous sclerosis, Von Hippel BAP1, FH, FLCN, MET, MLH1, MSH2, MSH6, PTEN, SDHB, SDHC, SDHD, TP53, TSC1, TSC2, VHL, Birt-Hogg-Dube, leiomyomatosis, mesothelioma, tuberous sclerosis (TS), von Hippel-Lindau
2007991 Solid Tumor Mutation Panel by Next Generation Sequencing Additional Technical Information