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University of Connecticut Health Center Research Histology Core

Services and Fees

Services Offered Include

  • Sample Processing and Paraffin Embedding
  • Paraffin Block Sectioning
  • Frozen Tissue Embedding and Cryosectioning
  • H&E Staining
  • Special Histology Stains
  • Immunohistochemistry
  • Self-Service FFPE and Frozen Block Sectioning
  • Consultation and Training for Sample Sectioning
  • Comprehensive Project Consultation

Current Fees

(As of July 1, 2012)

Internal Customers
Process and Embed, Paraffin Block (each) $8.10
Embed Frozen Block (each) $5.51
Decalcify Tissue Sample (each) $10.50
Unstained Section on SuperFrost Slide - FFPE block (each) $1.84 
H&E Stains (per slide) $2.32
Special Stains (per slide) $3.47
Special Stain Set-Up Charge (per stain) $10.48
Immunostains (per slide) $4.63 
Histology Core Supplied Antibody (per slide) $8.40
ApopTag Kit (per slide) $11.00
Cryostat Use (per hour) $4.19
Microtome Use (per hour) $1.31
Antibody Optimization $75.00
Cryostat/Microtome Training (1 hour) $45.00
Microscope and Camera Training (15 minutes) $12.00
Comprehensive Bright Field Slide Scan (each) $6.00
Comprehensive Project Consultation (as determined by Core director) Project Dependent

 

External Customers
Note: External customers must get approval from the core director BEFORE submitting samples. Not-for-profit For-profit
Process and Embed, Paraffin Block (each) $12.97 $16.21
Embed Frozen Block (each) $8.82 $11.03
Decalcify Tissue Sample (each) $16.80 $21.00
Unstained Section on SuperFrost Slide (each) $2.94 $3.68
H&E Stains (per slide) $3.54 $4.42
Special Stains (per slide) $5.56 $6.95
Special Stain Set-Up Charge $16.77 $20.96
Immunostains (per slide) $7.41 $9.26
ApopTag Kit (per slide) $16.77 $22.01
Histology Core Supplied Antibody $13.44 $16.80
Cryostat Use (per hour) $6.70 $8.38
Microtome Use (per hour) $2.10 $2.63
Antibody Optimization $120.00 $150.00
Cryostat/Microtome Training (1 hour) $72.00 $90.00
Microscope and Camera Training (15 minutes) $19.20 $24.00
Comprehensive Project Consultation (as determined by Core director) Project Dependent Project Dependent