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Pathology Service Fees

    BMS Cornell

Outside Cornell

Mouse necropsy and tissue collection (no histopath) per animal $20 $20 $40
Complete mouse necropsy (includes histopath up to 12 H&E slides with final report)* per animal $50 $50 $100
Complete necropsy of wild-type littermates per animal $30 $30 $40
Embryo evaluation up to GD 11 (requires parallel evaluation of wild-type littermate) per embryo $20 $20 $40
Embryo/Fetus evaluation after to GD 11 (requires parallel evaluation of wild-type littermate) per embryo/fetus $30 $30 $60
Histopathology slide review with report, 1-2 slides per slide $10 $10 $25
Histopathology slide review with report, 3 or more slides per slide $20 $20 $35
Histopathology review with report generation per hr $25 $25 $50
Slide consultation, no report per slide $3 $3 $6

*Necropsy of genetically modified mouse for phenotyping will include collection of the following tissues: Heart, tongue, thymus, thyroid gland, lymph nodes, salivary glands, lung, trachea, esophagus, heart, liver, spleen, kidneys, adrenal glands, ovaries/testes and epididymides, uterus and vagina/prostate, seminal vesicles, coagulating glands and bulbourethral glands, clitoral gland/preputial gland, urinary bladder, urethra, mammary glands, stomach, duodenum, pancreas, jejunum, ileum, cecum, colon, skin, brain and pituitary gland, eyes, Harderian glands, bone, bone marrow, teeth, pharynx, nasal cavity. Spinal cord/vertebral column upon request. Does not include the costs for processing specimens or the preparation of sections.

We will work closely with the investigator to determine the optimal set of tissue to be examined histologically in each animal.


ScanScope Service Fees



Cornell Outside Cornell
Use of ScanScope CS0, CS2, or FL per hr $8 $30 $80


ScanScope CS Training: $100/2hr session
ScanScope FL Training: $100/2hr session

Training sessions are designed for new users, and will cover general use of the machine, how images are saved, and image analysis.

Data Storage: $0.07/GB per month w/a 1 month grace period
Starting September 1, 2014 we will be transitioning to an updated version of the ScanScope scanning software, which necessitates previous users to undergo a refresher training. This refresher training is free and can be completed by going to Aperio's website, and completing the ScanScope CS Basics course. We have also updated our image saving protocols, and the tutorials can be found on the wall on the ScanScope room.

1) Create an account with the Aperio member center (
2) Complete the Aperio ScanScope CS Basics course
3) If you have any additional questions, email Tera Kent (trk8) to schedule a time to meet.

All users must fill out the attached User Form, which must be completed before you start scanning. This form will provide us with billing information, and details necessary for scheduling scanning time. Upon receipt of this form, users will be added to the scheduling calendars, and may begin scanning.