Pricing

The pricing table below is for services offered by the Forsyth Histology Core. Other fees may apply based on services required. Prices are subject to change. Please request more detailed information or a quote for your project at histology@forsyth.org.

Unit Price per unit 
Consultation or Training by Core Staff
Histology consultation or assistance by core staffPer hour $            159.14
2-hr Project Design Consult with Core Staff
start-finish project design with Quote options2 hours $            318.28
Fixation Services by Core Staff
Ethanol or Formalin fixationspecimen $                 3.18
Zinc formalin fixationspecimen $                 6.37
Dehydrationspecimen $               10.61
Sample Embedding by Core Staff
Paraffin embedding by Core (incl. materials)specimen $               21.22
Paraffin re-embed by Core (incl. materials)specimen $                 6.37
OCT embed by Core (incl. materials)specimen $               10.61
Sample Sectioning by Core Staff
Sectioning Soft tissue 5-10 sections (no orientation)Block $               10.61
Sectioning Soft tissue 5-10 sections (orientation required)Block $               15.91
Sectioning Soft tissue entire block* (no orientation)Block $               79.57
Sectioning Soft tissue entire block* (orientation required)Block $            105.00
*Entire block sectioning includes storage of ribbons for up to six months
Slides by Core Staff
Mounting sections on slidesSlide $                 4.60
Mounting sections on slides plus H&E stainingSlide $               12.73
Staining
H&E staining by Core Staff (on already mounted slides)Slide $                 8.14
Special stains, by Core StaffSlide $               21.22
Immunohistochemistry by Core StaffSlide $               42.44
Imaging of slides by Core Staff
Taking representative images of slides, saving a copy and sending to researcherimage $               12.00
Specialty Services 
Dissection & Decalcifiation Services, by Core Staff
Dissection (soft tissue, calvaria, etc)specimen $                 4.24
Complex dissecting (jaws, teeth, etc)specimen $               10.61
Decalcification (FASC) 1 weekspecimen $               10.61
Demineralization (EDTA) per weekspecimen $               10.61
Mineralized Tissue Sample Sectioning
Sectioning Rat or mouse tibia, calvaria (5-10 sections)Block $               21.22
*Sectioning Teeth (buccal-lingual orientation, entire block)Block $               84.87
Sectioning Spinal cords (5-10 sections)Block $               21.22
*Sectioning Teeth (mesial-distal orientation, entire block)Block $            127.31
*Entire block sectioning includes storage of ribbons for up to six months
Xclarity
Hydrogel embeddingspecimen request quote 
Tissue clearingper 24 hr request quote