Fee Schedule

Histology / IHC Fee Schedule

FY 2016 Fees and Charges (effective July 1, 2015)
Description OSU Non-OSU
Routine Histology
Process only, per cassette $1.75 $2.25
Process and paraffin embed, per cassette $4.00 $5.75
Process, embed, cut 1 section: unstained $8.00 $11.00
Process, embed, cut multiple sections: unstained $10.00 $13.00
Process, embed, cut 1 section: H&E $12.00 $15.75
Process, embed, cut multiple sections: H&E $14.00 $18.00
Unstained section, paraffin block provided $4.00 $5.25
Unstained multiple sections, paraffin block provided $5.75 $7.50
Unstained section, frozen block provided $6.00 $7.50
Unstained multiple sections, frozen block provided $8.00 $11.00
Unstained section from provided methacrylate block $13.00 $17.00
Cut section from provided paraffin or frozen block, H&E $9.00 $11.50
Cut section from provided methacrylate block, H&E $17.00 $21.75
Unstained sections in Eppendorf tube $5.00 $6.00
H&E stain, unstained slide provided $4.00 $5.00
H&E section, large ocular/bone (2 x 3 in. slide) $10.00 $11.75
Special Stains, prices per slide
Level I (non-silver) $20.00 $22.00
Level II (advanced) $23.00 $26.00
Level III (silver stains) $28.00 $35.25
Immunohistochemistry (IHC)
Single Chromogen Immunohistochemistry (IHC) $35.00 $77.75
Dual Chromogen Immunohistochemistry (IHC) $75.00 $104.00
IHC negative or isotype control $30.00 $61.00
Novel Ab characterization, antibody provided $350.00 $550.75
Novel Ab w/protocol + control block provided $30.00 $61.00
Novel Ab, protocol, slide(s) + control block provided $27.00 $60.75
IHC with Mouse on Mouse Kit (MOM) $40.00 $85.00
IHC w/MOM, novel Ab/protocol + control block provided $36.00 $68.25
IHC w/MOM novel Ab/protocol/slide(s) + control block provided $34.00 $67.75
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 $8.50 $10.75
Miscellaneous Services
Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) sample/grid prep $300.00 $376.75
TEM Block Only $85.00 $106.50
Immunofluorescense (IF), antibody provided $42.00 $53.00
IF, renal canine panel $296.00 $371.00
IF, renal feline panel $210.00 $265.00
Tissue trim fee/block $5.50 $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 $84.25

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