RCL Billing Rates

Below are the new billing rates for the Research Core Labs, effective March 27, 2017.

HISTOLOGY SERVICE FEES FY 2017
Code  Method Fee
Conventional Histology - Paraffin Processed Tissue
P1 Macroscopic description of first sample   $4.86
P1a Macroscopic description of each additional sample per batch  (up to 10)  $3.46
P2 Dissection/preparation of first sample for paraffin tissue processing   $7.39
P2a Dissection/preparation of each additional sample for paraffin tissue per batch (up to 10)  $4.18
P3 Processing, including fixation, dehydration, tissue clearing and infiltration per first cassette  $7.42
P3a Processing of additional cassette(s) per batch (up to 10 specimens)   $2.74
P4 Orientation and embedding in paraffin block of non-complex tissues in first cassette  $3.38
P4a Orientation and embedding in paraffin block  of non-complex tissues; any additional cassettes (up to 10)  $2.15
P5 Orientation and embedding in paraffin block  of complex tissues in first cassette  $3.75
P5a Orientation and embedding in paraffin block  of complex tissues; any additional cassettes (up to 10)  $2.51
P6 Microtomy (tissue sectioning) and preparation of first unstained slide    $5.83
P6a Microtomy and preparation of additional unstained slide per batch (up to 10)  $2.49
P7 H&E staining of first slide  $4.68
P7a H&E of each additional slide per batch (up to 10)   $2.42
P8 Decalcification of sample (first sample)  $17.56
P8a Decalcification of additional sample from same batch (up to 10)   $15.67
Conventional Histology - Frozen Sectioning 
FS1 Macroscopic description of first sample  $4.86
FS1a Macroscopic description of each additional sample per batch  $3.46
FS2 Dissection, orientation and preparation of first sample in OCT for frozen sectioning $5.87
FS2a Dissection, orientation and preparation in OCT  of additional sample(s) for frozen sectioning (up to 10 samples in the same batch) $2.93
 
FS3 Cryomicrotomy (tissue sectioning) and preparation of first unstained section in first Ssample  $5.83
FS3a Cryomicrotomy (tissue sectioning) and preparation of first unstained section of aach additional frozen sample per batch (up to 10)  $2.49
FS4 H&E staining of first slide $5.16
FS4a H&E of each additional slide per batch (up to 10)  $2.53
FS5 20% cryopreservative treatment per sample  $5.27
FS6 30% vryopreservative treatment per sample  $5.91
FS7 Tissue washing for transportation media (Michel's solution) and disposal      $19.47
Conventional Histology - Special Stains
P9 Special stains - group A of first slide   $15.71
P9a Special stain - group A of each additional slide per batch   $10.81
P10 Special stain - group B of first slide   $19.66
P10a  Special stain - group B of each additional slide per batch   $15.42
P11 Special stain - group C of first slide   $27.35
P11a Special stain - group C of each additional slide per batch   $20.61
P12 Special stain - group D of first slide  $34.20
P12a Special stain - group D of additional slide(s) per batch   $27.46
Specialized Histology
SA1 Paraffin sections for RNA/DNA extraction per sample (1 tube filled with up to 10 serial sections) $7.38
SA2 Microtomy and stain for laser capture per slide  $7.43
SA3 Fine needle aspirate (FNA) Diff-Quik stain  $13.50
SA4 Fine needle aspirate (FNA) H&E stain   $11.41
SA5 Automated immunohistochemistry (single detection system and one antibody)/slide  $37.23
SA6 Validation and optimization of one antibody work-up Automated                                                            (3 slides/3 dilutions)  $108.13
SA7 Manual immunohistochemistry (single detection system and one antibody)/slide  $114.27
SA8 Optimization of one manual IHC antibody work- up  $138.63
SA9 Manual immunofluorescence (single detection system and one antibody)/slide  $117.54
SA10 Optimization of one manual IF antibody work-up  $117.54
SA11 Automated in-situ hybridization/slide  $49.87
SA12 Optimization of one probe work-up  $62.03
SA13 TUNEL stain per slide  $131.58
SA13a TUNEL for each additional slide per batch   $75.96
Transmission Electron Microscopy
TM1 Low viscosity white resin processing/embedding per sample $27.07
TM2 Technovit 9100 resin processing/embedding per sample  $27.48
TM3 Thin sectioning on a glass slide (per slide) $26.97
TM4 Ultrathin sectioning on a glass slide (per slide)  $33.84
TM5 Ultrathin sectioning on copper grid-coated (per grid) $35.06
TM6 Toluidine blue stain per slide  $4.99
TM7 Toluidine blue stain per grid  $7.82
TM8 Uranyl acetate stain per grid  $10.77
TM9 Lead citrate stain per grid  $16.87
TM10 Uranyl substitute stain per grid  $13.67
TM11 Osmium tetroxide whole mount stain per tissue sample  $34.94
TM12 Sanderson's RBS stain per slide $16.13
TM13 Ponceau-acid fuchsin stain per slide  $16.02
TM14 Safranin O stain per slide  $10.49
Necropsy
NO1 Complete necropsy of first animal $20.45
NO1a Complete necropsy of each additional animal per batch  $18.74
NO2 Gross necropsy of first animal  $14.86
NO2a Gross necropsy of each additional animal per batch  $30.03
NO3 Organ system or organ-specific dissection of first animal  $30.06
NO3a Organ system or organ-specific dissection of each additional animal per batch $28.35
NO4 Perfusion of first animal  $27.50
NO4a  Perfusion of each additional animal per batch  $25.50
NO5 Brain removal for first animal  $29.35
NO5a Removal of each additional brain (per batch)  $27.64
NO6 Cryosampling and temporary storage  $2.67
NO7 Total cost per necropsy report $38.34
NO8 Total cost per photograph (1st photograph) $5.26
NO8a Additional photographs $2.03
EQUIPMENT USE PER HOUR 
E1 Cryostat $22.96
E2 Microtome $22.96
E3 Ultramicrotome $22.96
Note: Microtome customers must bring their own supplies: blades, slides, kimwipes, gauze, etc.
PATHOLOGIST INTERPRETATION PER HOUR
A1 Pathologist interpretation rate per hour $141.17

Description of each special stain group

stain groups

Please contact the RCL for further information on other types of stains not listed on this table.

IMAGING SERVICE FEES FY 2017
Scanning Electron Microscopy
SM01  Sample Preparation of First Sample  $27.75
SM01a Sample Preparation of Each Additional Sample(s); Same Batch  $21.31
SM02 Freeze Fracture of First Sample  $20.64
SM02a  Freeze Fracture of Each Additional Sample(s); Same Batch  $9.26
SM03 Usage of equipment: Critical Point Drying of First Sample  $38.01
SM03a Critical Point Drying of Each Additional Sample(s); Same Batch  $3.27
SM04 Gold Target Sputter Coating of First Sample  $20.03
SM04a Gold Target Sputter Coating of Each Additional Sample(s); Same Batch  $0.01
SM05 Gold/ Palladium Target Sputter Coating of First Sample  $19.69
SM05a  Gold/ Palladium Target Sputter Coating of Each Additional(s); Same Batch  $0.01
SM06 Carbon Fiber Sputter Coating of First Sample  $9.06
SM06a Carbon Fiber Sputter Coating of Each Additional (s); Same Batch  $4.43
SM07 Usage of Equipment: Scanning Electron Microscope First Hour $24.35
SM07a  Usage of Equipment: Scanning Electron Microscope additional hour      $24.03
SM08 Image Documentation and Processing $23.27
Clinical Chemistry 
CCH01 Hemagen Analyst First Sample $30.73
CCH01a Hemagen Analyst additional Sample; Same Batch $29.15
CCH02 Easy Vet Analyze First Plasma Sample $12.87
CCH02a Easy Vet Analyze Each Additional Plasma Sample; Same Batch $10.47
CCH03 Easy Vet Analyze First Urine Sample $13.10
CCH03a Easy Vet Analyze Each Additional Urine Sample; Same Batch $10.70
CCH04 Osmometer First Sample $14.78
CCH04a Osmometer Each Additional Sample; Same Batch $1.58
CCH05 Urine Analysis First Sample $7.38
CCH05a Urine Analysis additional Sample; Same Batch $7.09
Multiplex and Single Immunoassays
MX01 MagPix 96-well Plate Preparation and Testing $157.70
MX01a MagPix 96- well Plate Acid Activation of  Samples $20.10
MX02  MagPix Post Analytical: Data Compiling and Report $48.23
MX03 MagPix After Experiment Clean-Up and Disinfection $5.13
MX04 ELISA 96-well Plate Preparation and Testing $74.29
MX05 ELISA Post Analytical: Data Compiling and Report $23.79
MX06 ELISA After Experiment Clean-Up and Disinfection $2.24
Molecular Imaging  (Crystallography)
XR01 Usage of Equipment: X-Ray Crystallography 8 Hour Collection Day $297.13
Standard Light and Confocal Microscopy
E03 Usage of Equipment: Microscopes First Hour $23.27
E03a Usage of Equipment: Microscopes additional Hour $22.95
E03b Usage of Equipment: Microscopes with oil immersion lenses-First Hour $23.31
E03c Usage of Equipment: Microscopes with oil immersion lenses-each additional Hour $22.98
E03d After Usage of Equipment Clean-Up and Disinfection $7.15
E03e Image Analysis and Documentation $23.27
E03f Image Reconstruction and Documentation $23.27
Flow Cytometry 
CY01 Fluidics Start-Up of FACSAria $21.17
CY02 Usage of Equipment: FACSAria First Hour $25.30
CY02a Usage of Equipment: FACSAria additional hour $24.85
CY03 Usage of Equipment: FACSAria with 2-way Sorting/hour $27.17
CY04 Usage of Equipment: FACSAria with 4-way Sorting/hour $33.12
CY05 After Experiment Clean-Up and Disinfection $13.64
CY06 Fluidics Shutdown of FACSAria $9.22
CY07 Fluidics Start-Up of LSR II $10.29
CY08 Usage of Equipment: LSRII First Hour $24.40
CY08a Usage of Equipment: LSRII additional hour $23.96
Pathologist Interpretation per hour

A1

Pathologist interpretation rate per hour

$152.58

Nanomolding Epoxy Resin
NM01 Nanomolding Epoxy Resin of First Sample

$15.05

NM01a Nanomolding Epoxy Resing of Additional Sample; same batch $5.95