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Bespoke tissue collection is available - charges are by arrangement.

For further details of tissues available please see the information here.

Embedding & Slide Preparation


Processing of formalin fixed tissues to paraffin wax £5/block.

Bespoke processing schedules available if required at request. 


Unstained sections: £10 for the first section (£1 for every subsequent section)

Coated slide for ICH: £1.50/section

Frozen Sections: £3/section

Scrolls (for DNA/RNA extraction): £3/scroll

Tissue Microarrays design & construction core sizes available 0.6mm, 1.0mm: £25/hour

High Resolution Slide Scanning

Sections can be scanned at x20, and x40 optical to provide electronic images of tissues, allowing analytical algorithms to be applied to the resultant data. £10/slide scanned
Images will be held for up to 1 year before deletion from NHS servers, unless by prior agreement.

Off-Site Archival Tissue Samples

Provision of sections/scrolls of specific conditions is available from the pathology archive. As these cases are held off site by a third party, there will be an additional retrieval cost incurred for such recalls.

Quotes can be arranged as required.