Routine Histopathology Services

MCP offers routine histology services for formalin-fixed, or paraffin embedded specimens. To schedule and request services, please contact Pat Wilcox directly.

Embedding, Sectioning, and Staining

Procedure or Material
Contact
Cost
Specimen

Additional H&E sildes (recuts)
Pat Wilcox
$1.20
Block

Cover Slipping (plastic tape)
Pat Wilcox
$1.00 for 1-10
Slides

Cover Slipping (Glass)
Pat Wilcox
$1.00
Slide

Decalcify (Formic acid or sodium citrate method)
Pat Wilcox
$3.75/wk or piece
Boney Tissue

Decalcify (other method)
Pat Wilcox
varies
Boney Tissue

Deparaffinize (from unstained slide)
Pat Wilcox
$0.70
Unstained Slide

Process Fixed Tissue (paraffin block only)
Pat Wilcox
$3.00
Tissue in Cassette

Process Fixed Tissue + Section (paraffin block + 1 H&E section)
Pat Wilcox
$5.70
Tissue in cassette

Recut H&E slides
Pat Wilcox
$1.20
Block

Serial Sectioning
Pat Wilcox
$5.70
Block

Slide Box (5 slide plastic mailer)
Pat Wilcox
$1.50
 

Slide Box (100 slides)
Pat Wilcox
$30.00
 

Slide Flat (20 slide cardboard flat)
Pat Wilcox
$5.00
 

Special Processing (re – embedding etc)
Pat Wilcox
From $3.00
Block

Special Stains (see below)
Pat Wilcox
varies (see below)
Block or Unstained Slide

Step Sectioning (cutting fee)
Pat Wilcox
from $4.00 for up to 5 per block
Block

Trimming Tissue (into cassettes)
Pat Wilcox
$2.00/cassette
Tissue in formalin

Unstained Sections (from previously embedded blocks; for IHC etc)
Pat Wilcox
$0.60
Block

Unstained Section on Charged Slide
(on Fisher Plus Slides “Chem mate”, Selane, poly-L-lysine coated for IHC)
Pat Wilcox
+$0.60 + $0.75
Block

 

Special stains & prices

Special Stains
 

Acid Fast Fite Farraco
$2.50

Acid Fast Ziehl-Neelsen
$2.50

Alcian Blue
$2.50

Alizarin Red
$2.00

Azure Eosin
$2.50

Congo Red
$2.50

Feulgen reaction
$3.00

Fontana Masson
$3.00

GMS Gomori Methenamine Silver (fungus)
$2.50

Gram
$2.00

Gremiliu Silver
$3.00

Halls Bilirubin
$2.00

LFB Luxol Fast Blue
$3.00

LFB/pas
$3.00

Melanin Bleach
$3.00

Mucicarmine
$3.00

Nissl
$2.00

PAS Periodic Acid Schiff
$2.00

PAS/Alcian Blue
$3.00

PAS/digestion
$2.50

PaMS PAS Methenamine Silver
$3.00

Pentachrome
$4.00

Perls Prussian Blue (iron)
$2.00

Picrosirius Red
$3.00

PTAH PhosphoTungstic Acid Hematoxylin
$2.00

Reticulin
$3.00

Rubeanic Acid Copper
$3.00

Sevier Munger
$3.00

Steiner Modified (Silver)
$3.00

Toluidine Blue
$2.00

Trichrome Masson’s
$2.50

Vogts cresyl echt violet
$2.00

Von-Kossa calcium
$3.00

VVG Verhoeff van Gieson
$2.50