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Anatomic/Clinical Pathology Services and Fees

**NOTE: Fees are specifically for research pathology cases submitted to the Comparative Pathology & Mouse Phenotyping Shared Resource. Additional information about pet/farm animal pathology services (i.e. autopsy = necropsy) and fees is available at https://vet.osu.edu/vmc/companion/our-services/clinical-diagnostic-laboratories.

Anatomic Pathology

FY 2019 (effective July 1, 2018)

Unless otherwise stated, all prices listed are per specimen

Proficiency and Feedback Problem Log

 
Gross Necropsy  
Specimen is examined and necropsied, written report generated on gross findings only - no histopath performed.  
  OSU/FEDERAL NON-OSU/ ACADEMIC     NON-FEDERAL INDUSTRY
Mouse/gerbil/hamster $45.00 $70.15 $75.11
Frog/rat/guinea pig $56.00 $86.58 $92.71
Rabbit/cat/small dog $180.00 $280.58 $300.44
Monkey/pig/large dog/small ruminant $270.00 $420.87 $450.66
Complete Necropsy  

Includes gross necropsy, trimming and slide prep to routine H&E, gross and/or microscopic photos (as applicable), histopathology evaluation with final report.

Radiographs, clinical pathology, frozen OCT blocks, special stains, and/or IHC are available at additional cost.

 
  OSU/FEDERAL

NON-OSU/ ACADEMIC  NON-FEDERAL

INDUSTRY
Routine Mouse/Gerbil/Hamster $200.00 $418.73 $448.36
Fish/Snake $155.00 $418.73 $448.36
Frog/Rat/Guinea Pig $300.00 $774.48 $829.30
Rabbit/Cat/Small Dog (< 30lbs) $975.00 $1,490.48 $1,595.97
Monkey/Pig/Large Dog/Small Ruminant $,1500.00 $2,408.78 $2.579.27
Comprehensive (Customized) Mouse OSU/FEDERAL NON-OSU/ ACADEMIC  NON-FEDERAL INDUSTRY

Includes complete necropsy services described above with expanded tissue collection and the addition of selected organ weights.

Radiographs, clinical pathology, frozen OCT blocks, special stains, and/or IHC are available at additional cost.

$300.00 $774.48 $829.30
Mouse Phenotyping Necropsy OSU/FEDERAL NON-OSU/ ACADEMIC  NON-FEDERAL INDUSTRY

Focusing on, but not limited to, spontaneous and chemically or genetically engineered mutant mice, this includes those services offered in the comprehensive level above but with a more extensive necropsy. While radiographs and clinical pathology are not routinely included, these tests are strongly recommended for the standardized and complete phenotypic evaluation of age-, sex-, strain-matched mutant mice.

Frozen OCT blocks, special stains, and/or IHC are available at additional cost.

$450.00 $1,051.56 $1,125.98
Mouse Embryo/Fetal Evaluation (Gross & Microscopic w/slide prep)  
  OSU/FEDERAL NON-OSU/ ACADEMIC  NON-FEDERAL INDUSTRY
Conceptus less than 11 dpc/conceptus $350.00 $527.79 $565.15
Conceptus greater than or equal to 11 dpc/conceptus $475.00 $742.63 $795.19
Note that specialized requests such as embryo dissection, biopsy, RNA/DNA sampling may incur additional costs.  
Biopsy (with slide preparation)  
  OSU/FEDERAL NON-OSU/ ACADEMIC  NON-FEDERAL INDUSTRY
Single tissue per slide $65.00 $101.27 $108.43
> 1 tissue per slide $100.00 $154.97 $165.94
Slide Evaluation (without slide prep)  
  OSU/FEDERAL NON-OSU/ ACADEMIC NON-FEDERAL INDUSTRY
Single tissue per slide $50.00 $53.71 $57.51
> 1 tissue per slide $70.00 $107.42 $115.02
Quantitative Image Analysis (without slide prep)  
  OSU/FEDERAL NON-OSU/ ACADEMIC NON-FEDERAL INDUSTRY
per slide $100.00 $128.79 $137.91
Aperio Slide Scanning  
  OSU/FEDERAL NON-OSU/ ACADEMIC  NON-FEDERAL INDUSTRY
per slide $25.00 $38.00 $62.66
       
Frozen OCT Block Preparation  
  OSU/FEDERAL NON-OSU/ ACADEMIC NON-FEDERAL INDUSTRY
Per block $3.50 $4.73 $5.06
Consultation Board-Certified Pathologist  
  OSU/FEDERAL NON-OSU/ ACADEMIC  NON-FEDERAL INDUSTRY
Consultation, photomicroscopy/hr (30 minute minimum) $140.00 $214.83 $230.04
Qualified Technician  
  OSU/FEDERAL NON-OSU ACADEMIC NON-FEDERAL INDUSTRY
Training, tissue harvest, photography/hr (30 minute minimum) $42.00 $65.75 $70.40
Radiography  
  OSU/FEDERAL NON-OSU/ ACADEMIC NON-FEDERAL INDUSTRY
Film charge, no interpretation $10.00 $15.35 $16.44
First image, with interpretation $35.00 $51.16 $54.78
       

Clinical Pathology (prices per sample)

Proficiency and Feedback Problem Log

 
Hematology Minimum 30µL whole blood in EDTA (lavendar top) tube  
  OSU/FEDERAL NON-OSU/ ACADEMIC NON-FEDERAL INDUSTRY
Complete blood count (CBC) w/differential $40.00 $55.90 $59.85
Manual differential $10.00 $17.11 $18.32
Blood smear (slide prep only) $2.00 $3.12 $3.34
Staining of supplied smears $3.50 $5.31 $5.68
Bone marrow smear (slide prep only) $8.00 $12.58 $13.76
Manual reticulocyte count $11.50 $19.18 $20.54
       
Serum Chemistry: Please note that we are able to process serum (plain, red or gold/yellow top serum separation tubes) or lithium heparinized plasma (green top tube) samples in our current chemistry analyzer.  Plasma obtained from whole blood drawn in any other anticoagulant is not acceptable. Please note that required amounts listed below are for serum or plasma, not whole blood. Blood or serum/plasma in no-additive (plain, red or gold top SST) tube or lithium heparin (green top tube).  
  OSU/FEDERAL NON-OSU/ ACADEMIC NON-FEDERAL INDUSTSRY
Comprehensive biochemical panel (≥300 µL) $55.00 $121.29 $129.87
Electrolytes only (≥170 µL) $50.00 $165.60 $177.32
Cardiac/lipid panel (≥70 µL) $35.00 $70.12 $75.09
Hepatic panel (≥100 µL) $35.00 $59.38 $63.58
Renal panel (≥200 µL) $35.00 $55.07 $58.97
Any single test ( 25 µL for any single non-electrolyte) $10.00 $20.99 $22.47
Any single test (with purchase of Complete Biochemical Panel) $5.00 $12.78 $13.69
     
  OSU/FEDERAL NON-OSU/ ACADEMIC NON-FEDERAL INDUSTRY
Complete CBC w/ differential & Comprehensive Biochemical Panel $90.00 $177.19 $189.73
     
Urinalysis    
Complete urinalysis $21.00 $35.62 $38.14
Dipstick $9.00 $15.59 $16.70
Specific gravity $5.00 $8.68 $9.30
Sediment evaluation $15.00 $37.06 $39.68
       
Bronchioalveolar lavage/Fluid analysis $40.00 $71.13 $76.16
Cytologic Evaluation $70.00 $107.42

$115.02

Microbiology (follow link for services)  

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