New Study Set-Up Administrative Fees

 Service PIRC fee External fee Unit
Level 1 $8.00 $11.84 Per study
Level 2 $93.00 $137.64 Per study
Level 3 $238.00 $352.24 Per study

Histology Services

 Service PIRC fee External fee Unit
Paraffin processing and sectioning      
Trim to cassette $2.00 $2.96 Each
Paraffin process/embed $5.00 $7.40 Each
Cut unstained, first slide $4.00 $5.92 Each
Cut unstained, additional slides $2.00 $2.96 Each
Thick cut ribbon $8.00 $11.84 Each
Processing and sectioning      
Snap frozen in cryovial or cassette $10.00 $14.80 Each
Embed, cryosection, first slide $10.00 $14.80 Each
Embed, cryosection, additional slides $2.50 $3.70      Each
Fresh tissue in PBS or RPMI $10.00 $14.80 Each
Special stains      
H&E $2.50 $3.70 Each
H&E (batch of 10) $20.00 $29.60 Each batch
AFB/Fe/PAS/PAS-D/Alcian blue/LFB/GMS/Reticulin/WG $8.50 $12.58 Each
AFB/Fe/PAS/PAS-D/Alcian blue/LFB/GMS/Reticulin/WG (batch of 10) $60.00 $88.80 Each batch
MT/VVG/Congo/Sirius/Steiner/colloidal Fe/ORO/Gram Pentachrome $12.50 $18.50 Each
MT/VVG/Congo/Sirius/Steiner/colloidal Fe/ORO/Gram Pentachrome (batch of 10) $90.00 $133.20 Each batch
In situ hybridization (you provide the probe) $25.00 $37.00 Each
In situ hybridization (we provide the probe) $40.00 $59.20 Each

Immunostaining

 Service PIRC fee External fee Unit
Established immunostain $25.00 $37.00 Per slide
Antibody workup $225.00 $333.00 Per antibody
Dual immunostain $60.00 $88.80 Per slide
Immunofluorescence $45.00 $66.60 Per slide
Dual immunofluorescence $57.00 $84.36 Per slide
Triple immunofluorescence $70.00 $103.60 Per slide

Electron microscopy

 Service PIRC fee External fee Unit
EM tissue processing/embed $20.00 $29.60 Per block
EM sectioning and scoping $40.00 $59.20 Hourly

Tissue Microarrays

 Service PIRC fee External fee Unit
Consultation and setup (tissue provided by researcher) $150.00 $222.00 Each
Consultation and setup (tissue provided by core) $450.00 $666.00 Each
TMA construction (tissue core placement in TMA block) $3.75 $5.55 Per core
Unstained slide from TMA block $7.40 $10.95 Per slide

Molecular Studies

 Service PIRC fee External fee Unit
DNA isolation from fresh or frozen tissue sample $25.00 $37.00 Each
DNA isolation from blood/saliva $20.00 $29.60 Each
RNA isolation/QC check from fresh or frozen tissue sample $40.00 $59.20 Each

Shipping

 Service PIRC fee External fee Unit
Frozen shipping $32.40 $47.95 Each
Room-temperature shipping $16.75 $24.79 Each

Specimen Storage

 Service PIRC fee External fee Unit
Freezer storage (-80°C) (additional tech fee for redoing inventory) $12.00 $17.76 Per box/year
Liquid nitrogen storage $75.00 $111.00 Per box/year

Additional Services

 Service PIRC fee External fee Unit
OR pickup $18.00 $29.60 Each
Off hours sample pickup Varies Varies Each
Liquid specimen aliquotting (1-6) $6.00 $8.88 Each
Liquid specimen aliquotting (7-12) $8.00 $11.84 Each
Liquid specimen processing (spin, aliquot) (1-6) $9.00 $13.32 Each
Liquid specimen processing (spin, aliquot) (7-12) $12.00 $17.76 Each
Pregnancy test $7.50 $11.10      Each
Bone marrow processing with Ficoll $100.00 $148.00 Each
Lysosomal Acid Lipase (LAL) $46.00 $68.08 Each
PBMC isolation $35.00 $51.80 Each
Pulling slides and blocks $23.78 $35.19 Hourly
Photography support $45.00 $66.60 Hourly
Pathologist, hourly fee to cover other services $100.00 $148.00 Hourly
Technician, hourly fee to cover other services $23.78 $35.19 Hourly
Cytospin $8.00 $11.84 Each