Pricing

SERVICECOMMENTSSingle item cost ($)EXAMPLES
Pulling and filing blocks (cases retrieved)/block consult(PI must have IRB approval)15/case
Preparation of frozen blocksEmbedding in OCT2
Preparation of paraffin blocks from wet tissue (each)Includes processing and embedding in paraffin (IRB or IACUC required)15

 

More than 4 tissues in a cassette40
Decalcification (5% Formic acid)Per tissue6.5
Sectioning paraffin or frozen blocks (each slide)Section before staining or unstained (add to above, if applicable)5/slide
More than two (2) levels or sections per slide10/slide
Special needs: scrolls, thick sections (greater than 5mm), whole mounts, punches, etcadd 2/sectione.g., 10mm slides from paraffin block pulled from file:

($15 to pull)+  5+2=$7 per slide or scroll

H & E performed on blank slideAdd to above if applicable8e.g., from wet tissue to first H&E is $28/sample
Routine special stain (e.g., PAS) performed on blank slideAdd to above if applicable10e.g., from wet tissue to first PAS is 15+5+10 = $30/sample
Immunohistochemistry performed on blank slide

(Add to above if applicable)

Antibody provided by IHC lab25e.g., from wet tissue to first antibody stain is 15+5+25 = $45/sample)
Established antibody provided by researcher (dilution is known).20e.g., from wet tissue to first antibody stain is 15+5+20 = $40/sample
One time fee to titer new antibody provided by researcher.150“Bringing on new antibodies” is a huge consumption of time and there are no guarantees that the antibody will work on your tissue.
Special procedures performed on blank slide

(Add to above if applicable)

Hercept Test In-Lab Kit50
Hercept Test Researcher Kit20
Fluorescence stain 25
Double-stain (IHC or Fluor) 50
Slide boxesFisher plastic boxes (if necessary) 15
Custom studies (e.g., triple labels) Negotiate w/ research director