Pricing

SERVICE COMMENTS Single item cost ($) EXAMPLES
Pulling and filing blocks (cases retrieved)/block consult (PI must have IRB approval) 15/case
Preparation of frozen blocks Embedding in OCT 2
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 cassette 40
Decalcification (5% Formic acid) Per tissue 6.5
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 slide 10/slide
Special needs: scrolls, thick sections (greater than 5mm), whole mounts, punches, etc add 2/section e.g., 10mm slides from paraffin block pulled from file:

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

H & E performed on blank slide Add to above if applicable 8 e.g., from wet tissue to first H&E is $28/sample
Routine special stain (e.g., PAS) performed on blank slide Add to above if applicable 10 e.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 lab 25 e.g., from wet tissue to first antibody stain is 15+5+25 = $45/sample)
Established antibody provided by researcher (dilution is known). 20 e.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 Kit 50
Hercept Test Researcher Kit 20
Fluorescence stain  25
Double-stain (IHC or Fluor)  50
Slide boxes Fisher plastic boxes (if necessary)  15
Custom studies (e.g., triple labels)   Negotiate w/ research director