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Fee Schedule

Histology / IHC Fee Schedule

FY 2017 Fees and Charges (effective July 1, 2016)
Description OSU Non-OSU
Routine Histology
Process only, per cassette $2.25 $3.29
Process and paraffin embed, per cassette $5.00 $7.72
Process, embed, cut 1 section: unstained $9.00 $14.84
Process, embed, cut multiple sections: unstained $11.00 $17.71
Process, embed, cut 1 section: H&E $12.00 $21.41
Process, embed, cut multiple sections: H&E $14.00 $24.28
Unstained section, paraffin block provided $4.00 $7.12
Unstained multiple sections, paraffin block provided $6.00 $9.99
Unstained section, frozen block provided $6.00 $8.79
Unstained multiple sections, frozen block provided $8.50 $13.14
Unstained section from provided methacrylate block $14.50 $22.34
Cut section from provided paraffin or frozen block, H&E $9.00 $14.52
Cut section from provided methacrylate block, H&E $19.00 $28.91
Unstained sections in Eppendorf tube $5.00 $7.37
H&E stain, unstained slide provided $4.00 $6.57
H&E section, large ocular/bone (2 x 3 in. slide) $10.00 $15.41
Special Stains, prices per slide
Level I (non-silver) $22.00 $37.12
Level II (advanced) $25.00 $44.29
Level III (silver stains) $30.00 $45.90
Immunohistochemistry (IHC)
Single Chromogen Immunohistochemistry (IHC) $40.00 $97.74
Dual Chromogen Immunohistochemistry (IHC) $80.00 $131.63
IHC negative or isotype control $35.00 $75.95
Novel Ab characterization, antibody provided $375.00 $730.80
Novel Ab w/protocol + control block provided $35.00 $75.95
Novel Ab, protocol, slide(s) + control block provided $30.00 $75.53
IHC with Mouse on Mouse Kit (MOM) $45.00 $105.94
IHC w/MOM, novel Ab/protocol + control block provided $40.00 $85.15
IHC w/MOM novel Ab/protocol/slide(s) + control block provided $40.00 $84.72
Tissue Arrays, price per mounted core
Microarray, (w/0.6, 1.5, or 2.0mm cores) $4.50 $6.53
Microarray, pathologist chooses ROI or core size $9.00 $13.29
Miscellaneous Services
Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) sample/grid prep $300.00 $498.14
TEM Block Only $85.00 $131.01
Immunofluorescense (IF), antibody provided $42.00 $65.68
IF, renal canine panel $300.00 $485.99
IF, renal feline panel $225.00 $347.13
Tissue trim fee/block $6.00 $9.09
10-slide box (plastic) $3.75 $3.75
20-slide mat (cardboard) $3.00 $3.00
25-slide box (plastic) $2.00 $2.00
100-slide box (plastic) $5.00 $5.00
Block storage box $10.25 $10.25
Consultation/hour (30 min. minimum) $70.00 $110.91

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

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