OPKO has recently completed its acquisition of OURLabs, a reference laboratory offering multiple services, including gastrointestinology and dematopathology, and its subdivision OURLab, a urologic reference laboratory.
OURLab offers a variety of patient services, including 24-48 hour turnaround time, online access to final reports, personal client services representatives available 24/7, and state-of-the-art technology and equipment. Our board certified and highly trained pathologists offer direct consultations and second opinions, and OURLab provides a national contracted commercial network, an active EMR donation program, revenue generating models, and prostate pathology predictive science, as seen in the OURView Panel. Pathologies include prostate and bladder histology, 24-hour kidney stone analysis, and prostate cancer detection on post-DRE voided urine. OURLab operates 18 phlebotomy sites throughout the United States, maintains an experienced national sales force aimed primarily towards urologists, and is strategically positioned as OPKO’s commercial platform for the anticipated U.S. launch of 4Kscore™, a prostate cancer biomarker panel.
This division offers histological, clinical, and molecular testing services. Histological services include endoscopic and needle core biopsies, surgical excisions, fine needle aspirations, and brushings. Clinical services offered are CBC, hematocrit, RBC count, metabolic panel, lipid panel, liver function panel, infectious disease (including vital hepatitis, CMV, and H. pylori), and celiac disease panel. Molecular testing includes hereditary non-polyposis colorectal cancer screening and confirmatory tests, KRAS mutation detection with BRAF reflex, BRAF V600E mutation detection by PCR, microsatellite instability, familial mutation targeted sequencing, and several others.
This division offers light microscopy, routine histology, immunohistochemical stains, direct immunofluorescence, and fluorescence in-situ hybridization. Patient reports include enhanced color image reporting, digital reporting and order entry, batch printing of multiple PDFs, ability to group and filter reports, easily report search system, reports available using iPhone and iPad applications, EMR interface connectivity, and full HIPAA-compliance.
This divison provides gynecologic and breast pathology laboratory services in addition to providing routine chemistry urinalysis, hematology, and microbiology. Gynecologic pathology services include gynecologic histology including cervical biopsy tissue and vaginal biopsy tissue, gynecologic cytology such as DNA Pap tests and gynecologic Pap tests, and gynecologic molecular pathology for gonorrhea / chlamydia, herpes 1 & 2, and human papillomavirus (HPV), among others. Breast pathology services include breast surgical procedures such as lumpectomy and lymph node biopsy, and breast test options include estrogen and progesterone receptor tests, in addition to many more.