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Histology Fee Schedule

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N. B. Fees shown are for IU investigators; outside investigators are charged at double the IU rate.

 

A.            Miscellaneous charges

1.  Tissue cassettes (if not supplied) $0.20 each
2.  EDTA demineralization $6.50 per specimen
3.  Formic acid demineralization $6.50 per specimen

B.            Paraffin

1.  Embed only (no sectioning) $6.00 per cassette
2.  Embed and section (up to 5 slides, serial sections) $12.50 per cassette
3.  Section only (re-cuts; up to 5 slides, serial sections) $6.50 per cassette
4.  Additional slides (up to 5 slides) $3.00
5.  Special sectioning (non-serial) $3.00

C.            Plastic (methyl methacrylate; MMA)

1.  Vials (thick and thin sections)

a.  Embed only (no sectioning) $25.00 per specimen
b.  Embed and section (up to 6 slides, serial sections) $50.00 per specimen
c.  Section only (up to 6 slides, serial sections) $25.00
d.  Additional slides (up to 6 slides) $12.50
e.  Special sectioning (non-serial)
$3.00

 2.  6 mm tubes (thick section only; suitable for rodent long bones)

a.  Embed only (no sectioning) $12.50 per specimen
b.  Embed and section (up to 3 slides) $25.00 per specimen
c.  Section only (up to 3 slides) $12.50

D.            Stains

1.  Routine Stains ($1.50 per slide, $15.00 minimum)

a.  Hematoxylin & Eosin (HE)*  (*Free with paraffin sectioning)

2.  Special Stains ($3.00 per slide, $30.00 minimum)

a.  Acidified Toluidine Blue (aTB)
b.  Fast Green - Safranin O (FG/SO)
c.  Goldner's Trichrome (GT)
d.  Masson's Trichrome (MT)
e.  Periodic Acid / Schiff (PAS)
f.  Perls Iron (PI)
g.  Toluidine Blue (TB; thick or thin sections)
h.  Tartrate-Resistant Acid Phosphatase (TRAP)
i.  Verhoeff-Van Giesen (VVG)

k.  Von Kossa / MacNeal or Nuclear Fast Red

E.            Photomicroscopy (brightfield and polarized light)

Available at an hourly rate of $50.00 per hour.

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