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Processing Fees

The CHTN charges a processing fee for each sample to offset the costs of collecting, handling and preparing the specimens in accordance with the detailed requirements of the investigator. A sample is defined as one processed piece of a specimen, regardless of the sample size or type of processing.Investigators are responsible for all shipping costs.This charge will vary according to the weight and priority status of the shipment.

Tissue or Biofluid Sample
Academic
$50
Tissue Sample
Commercial
$180
Prospectively Collected Biofluid
Commercial
$180
Banked Biofluid
Commercial
$75
Biospecimens and Fluids
Investigators outside of North America
$180
Static Image (.jpeg)
Extraction of a JPEG image from a digital whole slide image at requested magnification (1x-20x)
$10



Light Microscopy Whole Slide Imaging

High-resolution digital image of standard microscope
Academic
Commercial
$10 - $20
20x Whole Slide Image (1x3” Slide)
Academic
Commercial
$10 - $20
40x Whole Slide Image (1x3” Slide)
Academic
Commercial
$20 - $35
20x Tissue Microarray (1x3” Slide)
Academic
Commercial
$25 - $45
40x Tissue Microarray (1x3” Slide)
Academic
Commercial
$40 - $70

Several of the CHTN divisions offer additional specialized services. If interested, an investigator should contact their primary division for more information on these services. Investigators may request chart reviews for a minimal fee. However, the following services can also be provided to investigators upon request. These fees are applicable to both academic and commercial investigators.

Sample/Service Fees

H&E slide from PB

$9

Repeat H&E slide from PB

$5

Unstained slides

$8

Repeat unstained slides

$5

Cryostat Cut Slides - Stained

$14

Repeat cryostat stained

$10

Cryostat unstained slides

$12

Repeat cryostat unstained slides

$8

Ribbons/Scrolls

$15

Touch Preps

$6

Nitrocellulose

$10

20 micron section

$20

Chart Review

$60

Storage Medium for Images Fees

Digital Video Disk (DVD/price per disk)

$5

128 GB Portable Drive

$70

1 TB Portable Drive

$90

2 TB Portable Drive

$125

Customer Provided External Storage

$40

Specialized Services

Primary divisions should be contacted if an investigator requests any specialized service. Specialized services can be provided for a minimum fee of $25 or $25/hour.

Specialized services include but are not limited to the following:

  • Resending archived pathology reports/chart reviews previously sent to the investigator
  • Requirement to complete additional paperwork for procurement
  • Specialized packaging (other than standard CHTN protocol)
  • Specialized procurement (other than standard CHTN protocol)