Fee Schedule

Histology / IHC Fee Schedule

FY 2014 Fees and Charges (effective July 1, 2013)
Description OSU Non-OSU
Routine Histology
Process only, per cassette $1.50 $2.00
Process and paraffin embed, per cassette $2.50 $3.25
Process, embed, cut 1 section: unstained $5.00 $8.00
Process, embed, cut multiple sections: unstained $7.00 $10.00
Process, embed, cut 1 section: H&E $9.50 $10.75
Process, embed, cut multiple sections: H&E $11.50 $12.50
Unstained section, paraffin block provided $3.75 $4.75
Unstained multiple sections, paraffin block provided $5.75 $7.25
Unstained section, frozen block provided $2.25 $3.25
Unstained multiple sections, frozen block provided $6.50 $8.25
Unstained section from provided methacrylate block $13.00 $16.25
Cut section from provided paraffin or frozen block, H&E $6.25 $8.00
Cut section from provided methacrylate block, H&E $17.50 $22.00
Unstained sections in Eppendorf tube $4.00 $5.00
H&E stain, unstained slide provided $2.75 $3.50
H&E section, large ocular/bone (2 x 3 in. slide) $5.75 $7.25
Special Stains, prices per slide
Level I (non-silver) $10.00 $21.00
Level II (advanced) $15.00 $25.25
Level III (silver stains) $20.00 $25.50
Immunohistochemistry (IHC)
Single Chromogen Immunohistochemistry (IHC) $26.00 $51.00
Dual Chromogen Immunohistochemistry (IHC) $48.00 $60.00
IHC negative or isotype control $21.00 $38.25
Novel Ab characterization, antibody provided $330.00 $412.50
Novel Ab w/protocol + control block provided $20.50 $29.50
Novel Ab, protocol, slide(s) + control block provided $21.00 $38.00
IHC with Mouse on Mouse Kit (MOM) $32.00 $63.75
IHC w/MOM, novel Ab/protocol + control block provided $30.00 $50.25
IHC w/MOM novel Ab/protocol/slide(s) + control block provided $28.00 $50.00
Tissue Arrays, price per mounted core
Microarray, (w/0.6, 1.5, or 2.0mm cores) $3.00 $4.00
Microarray, pathologist chooses ROI or core size $4.75 $6.00
Miscellaneous Services
Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) sample/grid prep $225.00 $300.00
Tissue trim fee/block $5.00 $6.00
20-slide mat (cardboard) $3.00 $3.75
25-slide box (plastic) $2.00 $2.50
100-slide box (plastic) $5.00 $6.25
Consultation/hour (30 min. minimum) $65.00 $81.00

Special Stain Levels

Level I

  • Gram Stain
  • Periodic Acid-Schiff's (PAS)
  • Giemsa
  • Copper (Rhodanine)
  • Iron (Prussian Blue)
  • Toluidine Blue
  • Alcian Blue
  • Luna Stain for eosinophils

Level II

  • Masson's Trichrome
  • Elastic (Weigert’s Resorcin-Fuchsin)
  • PTAH (Phosphotungstic Acid-Hematoxylin)
  • Verhoeff-Van Gieson
  • Acid Fast (Ziehl-Neelsen)
  • Luxol Fast Blue
  • Congo Red for Amyloid
  • Sudan Black B
  • Melanin bleach
  • Cresyl Echt Violet
  • Safronin O-Fast Green
  • TRAP (Tartrate Resistant Acid Phosphatase)

Level III

  • Reticulum (Wilder's)
  • Bielschowski's
  • Jones' Method
  • Grocott Methenamine-Silver (GMS)
  • Warthin-Starry
  • Von Kossa for calcium
  • Fontana-Masson
  • Churukian-Schenk