Please note that the fees displayed are subsidized by the University of Ottawa to its researchers and affiliates. For external fees, please contact [email protected].

Louise Pelletier Histology Core Facility

PARAFFIN SERVICES

Service request menuService costs for internal clients
Processing and Embedding: per sample$5.40
Reverse processing: per block$8.10
Agar Inclusion: per sample$4.00
Decalcification: per sample$6.00
Block cutting: per block$2.10
Paraffin Sectioning - Unstained or for Staining: per slide$2.20
Added complexity: per section$0.80
Total Levels: (levels x number of blocks)$2.80
RNAse free: number of blocks$30.00
Membranes$2.50
Coverslip: per slide$1.50
DAPI Coverslip: per slide$3.00
Trim Collection: per block$3.00

FROZEN SERVICES

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Frozen embedding: per sample$5.70
Frozen Block Cutting: per block$5.40
Frozen Sectioning - Unstained or for staining: per slide$2.20
Add frozen section (same or different block): per section$0.85

STAINING SERVICES

All Staining Costs are per Slide

Service request menuService costs for internal clients
H&E (Paraffin Embedded and Frozen)$2.30
PAS/HPS Stain, Prussian Blue$4.50
Giemsa - Parasites$3.40
Special stains cat. I - Alcian blue, Congo Red, Cresyl Violet, Thyoflavine, Sirus red, Toluidine blue, Alizarin Red,  Fast green$3.40
Counterstain (Fast green, Nuclear fast red)$2.10
Prussian Blue, Herovici$4.50
Special stains cat II - Masson Trichrome, Gomoris Aldehyde Fuchin, Verhoeff-VanGieson, LFB/PAS, Safranin O, Wrights-Giemsa Stain$5.00
Special stains cat III - Brown-Hopps-Brent Gram stain, Oil Red O$7.50
Silver Stain Modified, Alpha Cells - Churukian, Pentachrome, Von Kossa (calcium and minerals)Contact Us

IMMUNOHISTOCHEMISTRY SERVICES

Antibodies must be provided by the researcher

Service request menuService costs for internal clients
Deparaffin and/or Mount: per slide$0.70
Antigen Demasking:(per batch of 20 slides)$9.00
Antibody Titration: per antibody$330.00
Immunohistochemistry (HRP): per slide$33.50
Immunohistochemistry (IF): per slide$35.00
Dual Immunofluorescent staining: per slide$39.00

TMA SERVICES

Service request menuService costs for internal clients
Set up Fee$350.00
TMA Sectioning: per slide$3.00
TMA Construction: per core$5.00
TMA Block Cutting: per block$4.00

SCANNING SERVICES

Service request menuService costs for internal clients
Axioscan, 20X Brightfield: per slide$5.50
Axioscan, 40X Brightfield: per slide$8.00
Axioscan, 20X Fluorescence: per slide$16.00
Axioscan, 40X Fluorescence: per slide$23.00

TRAINING

Service request menuService costs for internal clients
Cryostat Training*$53.00
Cryostat Usage: per hour$13.00
Microtome Usage: per hour$13.00

*Please contact [email protected] for training

Contact us

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine - Louise Pelletier Histology Core Facility

Roger Guindon Building, Room 4145 
451 Smyth Road
Ottawa, Ontario, K1H 8M5
Lab Phone: 613-562-5800 ext. 8332
[email protected]
Location

Hours of operation

Monday to Friday
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Ana Giassi

Operations Manager
Phone: 613-562-5800 ext.8338
[email protected]