Category Archives: Updates

Notice: Vaginitis Panel Collection Medium

Effective 10/1/2021: The vaginitis panel can only be performed using the Hologic Aptima Multitest and Unisex swab and the BD Affirm swab. DPMG will no longer perform the vaginitis panel using the liquid-based Pap vial (ThinPrep and/or SurePath). Hologic, the manufacturer of the analyte specific reagents (ASR) used in DPMG’s laboratory developed test (LDT) for […]

Full time Pathologists’ Assistant position available

DPMG seeks a fourth full time pathologists’ assistant to join our 24 pathologists and 3 pathologists’ assistants in our outstanding private practice. This position is Monday – Friday. No nights, weekends or holidays. Our compensation, benefits and relocation allowance package is very competitive. Qualifications and Skills: NAACLS Accredited Pathologists’ Training Program graduate with ASCP certification […]

Update – New Courier Service 2/22/21

Dear Valued Client: Effective Monday, February 22, 2021 Diagnostic Pathology Medical Group will be partnering with a new courier company. DPMG will be working with Accurate Courier Service (ACS) who will replace Medical Couriers Inc (MCI). DPMG has partnered with ACS to improve service and efficiency, implement best practices, and introduce technology that will add […]

Cytotechnologist positions

DPMG is searching for qualified cytotechnologists. Qualified applicants should submit a CV here


DPMG is now offering HSV 1 & 2 testing using the Aptima Multitest Swab Collection Kit on anogenital skin lesions. For more information or for supplies, please contact your Client Liaison or Customer Service at 916-446-0424.

Accepting Applications in Histology!

We are accepting applications for the following positions: Histologic Technician – ASCP certified or eligible (full time, part time and on-call) Laboratory Assistant Qualified applicants should respond with current resume and cover letter at

Updates-New Vaginitis Testing

DPMG is now offering Vaginitis testing from the Pap vial or Aptima Swab!!! Note: New changes on our cytology requisition. Our clients now have the option of ordering vaginitis testing from the Pap vial or Aptima swab to identify patients with CV (Candida species & C. Glabrata), BV (Gardnerella & Lactobacillus) and Trichomonas. For more […]

Update – ABN Requirements

ABN required with Medicare Paps Please note: All Medicare Paps submitted to DPMG must have a copy of an Advance Beneficiary Notice of Noncoverage (ABN) signed and dated by the patient. Please send a copy of the signed ABN your office obtained from the patient at the time of her Pap screening visit. If it […]

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Update – ICD-10 Transition

August 12, 2015 Dear Valued Client: On October 1, 2015, the healthcare industry is transitioning from ICD-9-CM to ICD-10-CM. This transition is required for all providers in every health care setting and everyone covered by the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act (HIPAA). Diagnostic Pathology Medical Group will be ready to receive ICD-10-CM coding information and […]

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