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To serve patients, health care providers, research scientists, scholars, and society by providing excellence and innovation in diagnostic services and educational resources in a respectful, professional and culturally diverse atmosphere.

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To become a preeminent leader in academic anatomic and clinical pathology while translating basic science discovery to improved clinical care.

Processed Biospecimen Services - Fee Schedule
Research Use Only

Routine Histology – FFPE Specimens

Service Unit MUSC Price Outside Price
Block recut/facing charge Block $5.50 $20.00
Paraffin section on slide Slide $2.20 $10.00
H&E Stain Slide $1.65 $7.50
Special Stains Slide $5.50 $20.00
Counterstain for immunohistochemistry Up to 20 slides $5.50 $20.00
Immunostain Hour $27.50 $125.00
Slide deparaffinization Up to 10 slides $5.50 $20.00
Thick sections (25 mm) for RNA/DNA
prep in RNAse free vial
Each $27.50 $125.00
Prospective FFPE tissue block procurement
and processing (First Block)
Block $55.00 $250.00
Prospective FFPE tissue block procurement
and processing (First Block)
Block $27.50 $125.00

Technical/Professional Services

Service Unit MUSC Price Outside Price
Technologist Time: Slide/block retrieval,
limited data retrieval, technical assistance
Hour $25.00 $62.50
Pathologist Time: Consultation, imaging,
archive/case search and review,
identification of appropriate materials
within case, complex data retrieval
Hour $200.00 $500.00
Shipping: Handling fee of $25 plus,
supply fee determined by shipping needs.
Actual Cost TBD TBD

Fees and Fines

Service Unit MUSC Price Outside Price
Block Deposit Fee Per Order $200.00 N/A
Block late return fine (>2 weeks) Block $250.00 N/A



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