HNL News

June 29, 2022

Automation in the Clinical Laboratory

Clinical laboratory automation is essential to deliver high quality results in the most cost effective and efficient way.  Automation requires minimal operator intervention and helps to increase productivity, tracking of specimens within the laboratory, decreased turnaround times, improvements in specimen handling, improved laboratory safety, and minimizes errors.
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June 17, 2022

LYME Disease

As you continue to spend more time outside enjoying the weather, you’ll be sharing your space with some critters you’ll want to be aware of. Deer ticks can carry the bacteria that causes Lyme disease, which can have a critical impact on your health if untreated.
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June 15, 2022

Men's Health Month

In 1994, Congress designated the month of June as Men's Health Month to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys.
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June 10, 2022

LGBTQ Pledge

HNL Lab Medicine believes the diversity of our workforce makes us stronger. We are committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. We strive to attract, develop, and retain a diverse and inclusive workforce.
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June 09, 2022

HNL Lab Medicine Artwork Contest Celebrates Healthcare Heroes

Throughout the month of May, HNL Lab Medicine, a regional leader in high-quality, innovative laboratory medicine services, announced an artwork contest for children in grades K-8. The goal of this contest was to promote awareness of the healthcare field, encourage creativity, and include a valuable connection to the community in each of HNL’s patient service centers.
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Gary A. Stopyra


Chief, Section of Endocrine Pathology

Chief, Section of Bone & Soft Tissue Pathology Chief, Section of Pediatric Pathology Chief, Section of Pulmonary & Endocrine Pathology Dr. Stopyra received his MD from the Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa. He completed his pathology residency and a fellowship in surgical pathology at Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, Pa. Following this he was appointed Clinical Assistant Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine in the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Stopyra is certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology. He has published in the application of immunohistochemistry to the diagnosis of carcinomas and in soft tissue, renal, and hematolymphoid neoplasms.



Cystic Brain Metastases in NSCLC Harboring the EML4-ALK Translocation after Treatment with Crizotinib
Christine Saraceni, DO,* P. Mark Li, MD,* Justin F. Gainor, MD, † Gary A. Stopyra, MD,* and Eliot L. Friedman, MDJournal of Thoracic Oncology®: July 2015 - Volume 10 - Issue 7 - p 1116–1117

Biologically enhanced healing of the human rotator cuff: 8-month postoperative histological evaluation.
Protzman NM, Stopyra GA, Hoffman JK. Orthopedics. 2013 Jan;36(1):38-41. doi: 10.3928/01477447-20121217-06. PMID: 23276334 [PubMed - in process]

Fungal prosthetic mitral valve endocarditis caused by Scopulariopsis species: case report and review of the literature.
Isidro AM, Amorosa V, Stopyra GA, Rutenberg HL, Pentz WH, Bridges CR. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2006 May;131(5):1181-3. Review. No abstract available. PMID: 16678614

Recurrence and bleeding in hibernomas.
Ogilvie CM, Torbert JT, Hosalkar HS, Stopyra GA, Lackman RD. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2005 Sep;438:137-43. PMID: 16131882

Thigh mass in a 73-year-old woman.
Deirmengian GK, Hosalkar HS, Dolinskas CA ,Stopyra GA, Ogilvie CM, Lackman RD. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2005 Jan;(430):266-71. No abstract available. PMID: 15662334

47,XXY with associated bilateral renal agenesis.
Barroeta JE, Stopyra GA. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2004 Mar;128(3):e44-5. PMID: 14987134

Enophthalmos as initial manifestation of occult, mammogram-negative carcinoma of the breast. 
Shields CL, Stopyra GA, Marr BP, Moster ML, Shields JA. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. 2004 Jan-Feb;35(1):56-7. PMID: 14750765

Desmoplastic small round cell tumor of the lung.
Stopyra GA. Arch Pathol Lab Med. 2003 Jul;127(7):782. No abstract available. PMID: 12823031

Bilateral orbital myeloid sarcoma as initial sign of acute myeloid leukemia: case report and review of the literature.
Shields JA, Stopyra GA, Marr BP, Shields CL, Pan W, Eagle RC Jr, Bernstein J. Arch Ophthalmol. 2003 Jan;121(1):138-42. Review. No abstract available. PMID: 12523908

Utility of CK7 and CK20 immunohistochemistry in the detection of synchronous breast and colon carcinoma in a pleural effusion: a case report and supporting survey of archival material.
Stopyra GA, Warhol MJ, Multhaupt HA. Diagn Cytopathol. 2001 Jul;25(1):54-8. PMID:11466814

Cytokeratin 20 immunoreactivity in renal oncocytomas.
Stopyra GA, Warhol MJ, Multhaupt HA. J Histochem Cytochem. 2001 Jul;49(7):919-20. PMID:11410616

Plasmacytoma with aberrant expression of myeloid markers, T-cell markers, and cytokeratin.
Shin JS, Stopyra GA, Warhol MJ, Multhaupt HA. J Histochem Cytochem. 2001 Jun;49(6):791-2. PMID:11373326

Epstein-Barr virus-associated adult respiratory distress syndrome in a patient with AIDS: a case report and review.
Stopyra GA, Multhaupt HA, Alexa L, Husson M, Stern J, Warhol MJ. Mod Pathol. 1999 Oct;12(10):984-9. PMID:10530565