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IU Health Pathology Laboratory Research pricing (subject to change without notice and no guarantees implied)

 

SERVICE

COMMENTS

Single item cost ($)

EXAMPLES

Pulling and filing blocks (cases retrieved)/block consult

(PI must have IRB approval)

15/case

 

Preparation of frozen blocks

Embedding in OCT  

2

 

Preparation of paraffin blocks from wet tissue (each)

Includes processing and embedding in paraffin (IRB or IACUC required)

15

 

 

 

More than 4 tissues in a cassette

40

 

Decalcification (5% Formic acid)

Per tissue

6.5

 

Sectioning paraffin or frozen blocks (each slide)

Section before staining or unstained (add to above, if applicable)

5/slide

 

 

More than two (2) levels or sections per slide

10/slide

 

 

Special needs: scrolls, thick sections (greater than 5mm), whole mounts, punches, etc

add 2/section

e.g., 10mm slides from paraffin block pulled from file:

($15 to pull)+  5+2=$7 per slide or scroll

H & E performed on blank slide

Add to above if applicable

8

e.g., from wet tissue to first H&E is $28/sample

Routine special stain (e.g., PAS) performed on blank slide

Add to above if applicable

10

e.g., from wet tissue to first PAS is 15+5+10 = $30/sample

Immunohistochemistry performed on blank slide

(Add to above if applicable)

Antibody provided by IHC lab      

25

e.g., from wet tissue to first antibody stain is 15+5+25 = $45/sample)

Established antibody provided by researcher (dilution is known).

20

e.g., from wet tissue to first antibody stain is 15+5+20 = $40/sample

One time fee to titer new antibody provided by researcher.

150

“Bringing on new antibodies” is a huge consumption of time and there are no guarantees that the antibody will work on your tissue.

Special procedures performed on blank slide

(Add to above if applicable)

Hercept Test In-Lab Kit           

50

 

Hercept Test Researcher Kit       

20

 

 

Fluorescence stain

25

 

 

Double-stain (IHC or Fluor)

50

 

Consult for antibody selection

 

25

 

Custom studies (e.g., triple labels)

 

Negotiate w/ research director

 

As of 3/12/14

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