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Histopathology Services

​Below is the list of Histopathology services offered by our Comparative Phenotyping Core. It is highly recommended that you converse with a trained mouse histotechnologist for help with planning experiments that will need histology analyses. To obtain a quote and/or inquire about other services that aren't listed below, please contact Dr. Nissi Varki:

​Catalog #
​Full-service mouse necropsy
​Perfusion fixation
​Organ removal
2​​Automated processing of samples for embedding
​Paraffin embedding (per 10 blocks)
​Paraffin sections for step sections (per hour of technician time)
3​​Histochemical stains (per hour of technician time)
​Immunohistochemistry (per hour of technician time)
​Frozen sections (per hour of technician time)
​Consultation (per hour of pathologist time)
​Cryostat rental/other