The Biorepository offers the following services

  • Consultation about the design of experiments and preparation of specimens for analysis
  • Acquisition of specimens on a fee-for-service basis
  • Non-UC Davis researchers will be charged the approved rate 39% (NUD rate)


Biorepository Recharge Rates

Specimen Section Specimen Fee Description Rate ($)
Tissue (1-01) FRESH tissue (Immediate Dispersal) 29.00
  (1-02) FROZEN Tissue (Stored in Freezer) 47.00
(1-03) Specimen Grossing by Path Assistant - LARGE SPECIMEN 33.00
(1-04) Specimen Grossing by Path Assistant - SMALL SPECIMEN 67.00
(1-05) Specimen Grossing by Path Assistant / Hourly Rate 100.00
Submit Your Own Tissue (in Formalin) (3) Processing wet tissue to paraffin blocks plus one H&E slide 25.00
Paraffin sections (4-01) Special Stains #1 16.00
(4-02) Special Stains #2 21.00
(4-03) Special Stains #3 27.00
  (4-04) H & E Stained paraffin section 9.00
  (4-05) Unstained Paraffin Sections 7.00
Fluids (7-01) Serum (0.5 ml aliquot) 21.00
  (7-02) Plasma (0.5 ml aliquot) 21.00
  (7-03) Whole Blood 21.00
  (7-04) Bone Marrow Aspirates 21.00
  (7-05) Urine 11.00
IHC Staining (8-01) IHC Staining (per slide) 49.00
  (8-02) Double IHC staining per slide (2 antibodies per slide) 71.00
Tissue microarray (TMA) (9-01) Unstained Section per TMA Block from Biorepository Collection 107.00
(9-02) Unstained Section per Custom TMA Block 25.00
(9-03) Custom TMA with Slide Selection by Pathologist 330.00
  (9-04) Custom TMA without Slide Selection by Pathologist 275.00
Consultation/data (10-01) Pathologist Consultation (per hour) 151.00
  (10-02) Interpretation by Pathologist (per slide) 25.00
  (10-03) Administrative Consultation - Biorepository Manager (per hour) 43.00
(10-04) Administrative Consultation - CRC (per hour) 24.00
(10-05) Extensive Annotated Data (per patient) *full diagnosis/age/gender/outcome status/treatment 27.00
(10-06) APERIO ANALYSIS TRAINING (one-time fee) 47.00
(10-09) APERIO Scanning (40X / Slide) w/QC 14.00
(10-10) APERIO Scanning (20X / Slide) w/QC 10.00
(10-11) Cytology Onsite Evaluation (per visit) 42.00
Other Services (12-01) Retrieving slides / blocks ONLY (per case) 4.00
  (12-02) Retrieving slides AND blocks (per case) 8.00
(12-03) Warehouse trip to pull / refile slides or blocks (per trip) 24.00
(12-04) Paraffin block - Retrieval plus Core Extraction 16.00
(12-06) Slide De-Identification and Diagnosis 3.00
(12-07) FLUIDS-L1 Processing(S,P), data entry, storing/per specimen (Investigator Initiated Studies) 11.00
(12-08) FLUIDS-L2 Processing(Buffy Coat) data entry, storing/spec(Investigator Initiated Studies) 19.00
(12-09) FLUIDS-Material, data entry, and storing/per specimen (Investigator Initiated Studies) 4.00
(12-10) TISSUE-Collection, data entry (No QC, No FFPE process) for Investigator Initiated Studies 11.00
(12-11) STORAGE-FLUID-ANNUAL Fee per Box (81 slots) in -80C Frz for Investigator Initiated Studies 17.00
(12-12) STORAGE-TISSUE-ANNUAL Fee per Box (81 slots) in LN Frz for Investigator Initiated Studies 31.00
(12-13) Data Entry+Storing (no material, no processing) per specimen for Investigator Initiated Studies 3.00
(12-14) Facilitate Specimen Collection for Investigator Initiated Studies 15.00
(12-15) Specimen Retrieval (per specimen) for Investigator Initiated Studies 2.00
(13-01) Chem/Hem Biobank (CROC) - Review/Edit IRB Docs / per case 50.00
(13-02) Chem/Hem Biobank (CROC) - Identify/Collect Samples from ClinLine (per blood tube) 8.00
(13-03) Chem/Hem Biobank (CROC) - Collect Source Docs For Clin Trial/Sponsor/per hour 63.00

 

Special stains #1 Special stains #2 Special stains #3
$16.00 (Approved Rate) $21.00 (Approved Rate) $27.00 (Approved Rate)
Acid Fast (AFB) Bodian Bielschowsky
Alcian Blue Calcium –Alzarin Red Fontana Masson
Congo Red (Amyloid) Calcium- Von Kossa  
Elastic Chloroacetate Esterase (CAE)  
Grams (Brown-Hopps) Copper (Rhodanine)  
Hemosiderin (Iron) Crystal Violet  
Jones Elastic/Trichrome  
Mucicarmine    
Neuroreticulin Fontana Masson/Iron  
PAS Giemsa (H. pylori & Mast Cell)  
Reticulin LFB  
Silver Methenamine Oil Red O  
Steiners’s (spirochete) Pas-OG  
Masson’s Trichrome Sudan Black  
  Toluidine Blue  
  Trichrome- Green (Bone Marrow)  
  Wade’s- AFB  
  Wade’s- Fite