Pathology

PATHOLOGY
TEST
WHAT TO SUBMIT
TURNAROUND TIME
PRICE
Histopathology
Surgical biopsy, single tissue
Tissue fixed in 10% NBF¹
2 – 3 days
$25.00
Surgical biopsy, multiple tissues
Tissue fixed in 10% NBF¹
2 – 3 days
$30.00
Immunohistochemistry
Chronic wasting disease  
Brain stem (obex), lymph node and tonsil fixed in 10% NBF¹
7 – 10 days 
$25.00 
Scrapie 
Brain stem (obex), lymph node and tonsil fixed in 10% NBF¹
7 – 10 days 
$25.00 
Necropsy
Price covers gross necropsy, histopathology and disposal. 
Any ancillary testing, whether requested by the submitter or deemed necessary by the pathologist, will be charged based on our standard fee schedule.

An after hour / weekend charge of $100.00 will be charged where applicable.
 
Prepayment for non-livestock necropsies is required.
Livestock (cattle, sheep, pigs, etc.).
Entire animal
7 days
  <300 lb. = $60.00 - $150.00     300 - 1000 lb. = $105.00 - $180.00 >1000 lb. = $120.00 - $200.00
Companion animals (dogs, cats, etc.)
Entire animal
7 days
$80.00 - $160.00
Poultry/birds
Please refer to Avian Testing fee schedule.
Recreational animals (horses,  alpacas, etc.)
Entire animal
7 days
   <200 lb. = $60.00 - $120.00     >200 lb. = $130.00 - $200.00
Reptiles
Entire animal
7 days
$30.00 - $85.00
Small mammals (rabbits, rodents, mink, etc.)
Entire animal
7 days
$30.00 - $85.00
Brain removal
Entire animal or head
1 day
$15.00
Spinal cord removal
Entire animal or spine
2 days
$50.00
¹Neutral Buffered Formalin
Prices are subject to change without notification.
An accession fee is charged on all case submissions.
 
Updated 12/11/15