Category Archives: Updates

Pathologists’ Assistant Position Available

Diagnostic Pathology Medical Group, Inc. seeks a full time Pathologists’ Assistant to join our outstanding private practice. Under the supervision of the pathologist, Pathologists’ Assistants assist in the preparation, examination and gross description of surgical pathology specimens, assist with intraoperative consultations and frozen sections and perform postmortem examinations. For new graduates ASCP certification must be […]

Update – Mycoplasma genitalium testing

DPMG is pleased to announce a new test option for Mycoplasma genitalium Mycoplasma genitalium (M. gen) is an emerging STI present in approximately 10.2% of women and 10.6% of men. Often misdiagnosed, M. gen shows similar symptoms to chlamydia, gonorrhea, and trichomoniasis making it difficult to clinically identify. The CDC now recommends M. gen testing […]

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 […]

Cytology/Molecular Technologist Positions – Sign-on Bonus

Diagnostic Pathology Medical Group, Inc. (DPMG) in East Sacramento is an independently owned, multispecialty pathology group that is a leader in delivering quality Anatomic Pathology and Molecular services to hospitals, clinical laboratories, research institutions, and other physician specialties for over 80 years. We are currently seeking a full time Cytology/Molecular Technologist to join our dynamic […]

Update – New HSV 1 & 2 testing

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

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 […]

  • Posted on: Mar 29 2016
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Update – Guidelines for Adding Molecular Testing to Previous Pap

January 14, 2016 As your partner in Women’s Health and Cytology, DPMG is committed to providing accurate results, ensuring the best possible patient care. DPMG offers both the ThinPrep and SurePath liquid based cytology media. Additional testing can be ordered out of the vial including, HPV, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Trichomonas. If your practice is requesting […]

  • Posted on: Mar 29 2016
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Update – New Guidelines for HPV Testing on Medi-Cal Patients

March 14, 2016 As your partner in Women’s Health and Cytology, DPMG is committed to providing you with the latest information from Medi-Cal in regards to age and frequency for HPV testing. Effective for dates of service on or after October 1, 2015, human papillomavirus (HPV) testing codes 87624 (HPV high-risk) and 87625 (genotyping for […]

  • Posted on: Mar 29 2016
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