Fee Schedule

Histology / IHC Fee Schedule

FY 2015 Fees and Charges (effective July 1, 2014)
Description OSU Non-OSU
Routine Histology
Process only, per cassette $1.75 $2.00
Process and paraffin embed, per cassette $3.00 $4.50
Process, embed, cut 1 section: unstained $6.00 $8.50
Process, embed, cut multiple sections: unstained $8.00 $10.25
Process, embed, cut 1 section: H&E $10.00 $12.25
Process, embed, cut multiple sections: H&E $12.00 $14.00
Unstained section, paraffin block provided $4.00 $5.25
Unstained multiple sections, paraffin block provided $5.75 $7.25
Unstained section, frozen block provided $5.50 $6.00
Unstained multiple sections, frozen block provided $7.50 $9.25
Unstained section from provided methacrylate block $13.00 $16.50
Cut section from provided paraffin or frozen block, H&E $8.25 $10.25
Cut section from provided methacrylate block, H&E $17.00 $22.00
Unstained sections in Eppendorf tube $4.00 $5.25
H&E stain, unstained slide provided $3.75 $4.75
H&E section, large ocular/bone (2 x 3 in. slide) $10.00 $16.50
Special Stains, prices per slide
Level I (non-silver) $12.00 $22.00
Level II (advanced) $17.00 $26.00
Level III (silver stains) $22.00 $27.50
Immunohistochemistry (IHC)
Single Chromogen Immunohistochemistry (IHC) $30.00 $60.00
Dual Chromogen Immunohistochemistry (IHC) $56.00 $85.00
IHC negative or isotype control $25.00 $46.00
Novel Ab characterization, antibody provided $330.00 $425.00
Novel Ab w/protocol + control block provided $27.00 $46.00
Novel Ab, protocol, slide(s) + control block provided $25.00 $46.00
IHC with Mouse on Mouse Kit (MOM) $36.00 $65.00
IHC w/MOM, novel Ab/protocol + control block provided $34.00 $52.00
IHC w/MOM novel Ab/protocol/slide(s) + control block provided $32.00 $52.00
Tissue Arrays, price per mounted core
Microarray, (w/0.6, 1.5, or 2.0mm cores) $4.00 $5.00
Microarray, pathologist chooses ROI or core size $8.40 $9.00
Miscellaneous Services
Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) sample/grid prep $300.00 $370.00
TEM Block Only $85.00 $107.00
Immunofluorescense (IF), antibody provided $38.00 $47.75
IF, renal canine panel $267.00 $333.50
IF, renal feline panel $190.00 $238.25
Tissue trim fee/block $5.45 $7.00
10-slide box (plastic) $3.75 $4.75
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) $67.00 $82.75

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