Histology Research Laboratory

Lab Service Fees

Paraffin histology

Price/unit

Tissue processing only

Processing and embedding

Paraffin processing, embedding and 1 H&E

Decalcification

Unstained section (adhesive side)

Sections cut, rolled and placed in microcentrifuge tube DNA/RNA studies w/blade change

Sections cut, rolled and placed in microcentrifuge tube DNA/RNA studies w/o blade change

$3/cassette

$6/cassette

$10/cassette

$5/cassette

$3/slide

$5/cassette


$3/cassette

Histostaining

H&E, section provided

H&E, cut section and staining

Special stains (i.e. Trichrome, PAS, Alcian Blue, silver, etc.)

$3/slide

$5/slide

$10/slide

Frozen section histology

Freeze/embed tissue

Face block and first slide

Additional slides

H&E

$5/block

$10

$1.75/slide

$6/slide

Immunohistochemistry

Established protocol, antibodies provided by investigator

Established protocol, Ab not provided by investigator

Titer antibody and optimize detection method

$18/slide

$30/slide

$1,500/antibody

Tissue microarray

Creating TMA block

Area of interest identified (per core transfer)

Area of interest not identified

H&E from TMA block

Section from TMA block

 

$10

$250 + transfer

$12/slide

$10/section

Miscellaneous

Slide box (25)

Slide box (50)

Slide box (100)

$7/box

$12/box

$15/box

Consultation

Pathologist consultation

$95/hour

 

Electron Microscopy

Cost

Unit

Cost per specimen from tissue to digital pictures

$80

sample

A la carte

Conventional fixation, dehydration and embedding

TEM grid staining

Ultramicrotome time

Technician assistance

Negative and digital image processing

Microscope beam time

$30

$10

$30

$40

$20

$50

per sample

per sample

per hour

per hour

per sample

per hour