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Comparative Pathology and Mouse Phenotyping Shared Resource / Histology & Immunohistochemistry

Comparative Pathology and Mouse Phenotyping Shared Resource / Histology and Immunohistochemistry

The Comparative Pathology and Mouse Phenotyping Shared Resource also provides Histology and Immunohistochemistry services. The combined service offers anatomic pathology (necropsy, phenotyping, biopsy, and slide evaluation), clinical pathology, and histology (including immunohistochemistry and tissue microarrays) support to researchers both within the CVM as well as throughout the Ohio State University, including Nationwide Children's Hospital. [Services to non-University clients are by special prior arrangement.]

The Comparative Pathology and Mouse Phenotyping Shared Resource (CPMPSR) provides expert, readily available and affordable experimental pathology support to investigators utilizing animal models to study human disease. Comparative pathologists affiliated with the CPMPSR are familiar with normal anatomy and physiology, as well as background age- and strain-related lesions of various animal models. Recognition of lesions and their interpretation in the context of individual investigations provides a critical component to research incorporating animal models. Services include comprehensive macroscopic and microscopic examinations of various species of laboratory animals with an emphasis on the phenotypic characterization of newly produced lines of genetically engineered mice. Additional services include hematology, clinical chemistry, radiography; and, in conjunction with the Histology and Immunohistochemistry Core, routine frozen and paraffin slide preparation as well as tissue microarray preparation and special histochemical and immunohistochemical staining. In addition, the CPMPSR provides a referral service to experienced scientists within the OSU research community providing expertise in animal model development, experimental design, optimal sample collection, and data interpretation.

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Anatomic and Clinical Pathology

Contact Information and Location 

Comparative Pathology and Mouse Phenotyping Shared Resource
The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Veterinary Biosciences
Veterinary Medicine Academic Building 467/471
1900 Coffey Road
Columbus, OH 43210
Phone: (614) 247-8122
Fax: (614) 292-6473
CPMPSR@cvm.osu.edu

 

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