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Histology ServicesPrices and fees valid through December 31, 2021
Unit Cost
Fixation and Dehydration Services:
Ethanol or Formalin fixationspecimen $        3.18
Zinc formalin fixationspecimen $        6.36
Dehydrationspecimen $      10.60
Sample Embedding by Core Staff:
Paraffin embedding by Core (incl. materials)*specimen $      21.20
Paraffin re-embed by Core (incl. materials)*specimen $        6.36
OCT embed by Core (incl. materials)*specimen $      13.25
Self-Service Sample Embedding
Paraffin embedding (materials only)specimen $      13.25
OCT embed (materials only)specimen $        6.36
Paraffin re-embed (materials only)specimen $        3.92
Sample Sectioning
Sectioning Soft tissue (no orientation)*Block $      10.60
Sectioning Soft tissue (orientation required)*Block $      15.90
Slides
Mounting sections on slidesSlide $        6.36
Stains
H&E of charged slide cutting*Slide $      12.72
Use of staining setup with cover glass for H&ESlide $        2.33
Use of staining setup with cover glassSlide $        1.17
ImmunohistochemistrySlide $      40.00
Equipment Use
Unassisted use of microtomesPer hour $      21.20
Unassisted use of cryostatPer hour $      21.20
Unassisted use of Leica DMRPer hour $      21.20
Histology consultation or assistance by core staffPer hour $    150.00
Specialty Services
Dissection & Decalcifiation Services:Unit Cost
Dissection (soft tissue, calvaria, etc)*specimen $        4.24
Complex dissection (jaws, teeth, etc)*specimen $      10.60
Decalcification (FASC) 1 week*specimen $      10.60
Demineralization (EDTA) per week*specimen $      10.60
Mineralized Tissue Sample Sectioning:
Sectioning Rat or mouse tibia, calvaria*Block $      21.20
Sectioning Teeth (buccal-lingual orientation)*Block $      21.20
Sectioning Teeth (mesial-distal orientation)*Block $      47.70
Xclarity:
Hydrogel embedding*specimen $      21.20
Tissue clearing*per 24 hr $      53.00
No Show policy: without 24 advance cancellation notice, the scheduled time will be charged after 20 minutes
* = performed by Core Staff
Note: if samples are not completely processed by Core staff, additional fees at $75/hr will apply if additional processing is necessary