Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine participates in the care of virtually every Cedars-Sinai Medical Center patient, using the most sophisticated methods for making accurate diagnoses in all areas of anatomic and clinical pathology. In addition, the department provides expert consultation services to the outside community. Our expert pathologists and clinical scientists are committed to improving precision medicine approaches, advancing basic science and translational research, and providing excellent training and education.
A female patient in her 20s with no prior significant medical history presented with fevers, chills, dyspnea, dysphonia, and pharyngitis. On examination, she was tachycardic and tachypneic, with mild disorientation.