Monash Histology Platform > Pricing


The Monash Histology Platform operates on a fee for services basis for all Professional Services and Laboratory access. All prices are for internal Monash and Hudson users only, for external pricing please contact us for further details.

All personnel utilising Monash Histology Platform services are required to pre-register as Approved Users.

Registration fees are charged at a rate of $300/year External users, $200/year Internal Monash users and $100/year Internal Monash ADB users. Rates can be pro-rated depending on the time of the year you wish to register (3 or 6 monthly registrations).

Monash Histology Platform Professional Services Fees (Internal Monash Users)  
Histology Paraffin Professional Services $70.00 per hour
Processing/Embedding $7.00 per block (standard) plus hourly rate
$8.10 per block (Mega) plus hourly rate
Cutting (Paraffin or cryostat)
  <100 slides ≥100 slides

Basic Sectioning

(1-4 sections per slide)

$3.40 per slide $3.10 per slide

Basic Levels

(1-3 slides per level)

$3.40 per slide $3.10 per slide

Complex Levels

(>3 slides per level)

$3.90 per slide $3.40 per slide

Complex Sectioning

(Alternate levels on one slide)

$4.70 per slide $4.30 per slide

As for DIY rates below, except for the following stains which are charged at the DIY rate plus hourly rate:

Elastin (Hart's/Wiegert's), Gordon & Sweets (Silver Stain), Luxol Fast Blue with Cresyl Violet or PAS, and Ziehl-Neelsen/Modified Ziehl-Neelsen
Technical Assistance (including dissection and cassetting) $80.00 per hour
Training $80.00 per hour
Consultation $80.00 per hour
Histology Resin Professional Services $80.00 per hour
$45.00 per hour (ADB clients)
Processing/Embedding (to GMA or EA) $5.00 per vial (small)
$10.00 per vial (medium)
$20.00 per vial (large)
Cutting $70.00 per hour
$45.00 per hour (ADB clients)
Staining As for DIY staining rates below plus hourly rate
Technical Assistance, Training and Consultation $70.00 per hour
$70.00 per hour (ADB clients)
Scanning Aperio (Brightfield) $4.00 per slide (ADB on enquiry)
Aperio (Fluorescent) From $7.00 per slide (ADB on enquiry)
Monash Histology Platform DIY Fees  (Internal Monash Users)  
Embedding (Includes processing) $7.00 per block (standard)
$8.10 per block (Mega)
Cutting (Paraffin) $15.00 per hour hire of microtome
Cutting (Cryostat) $25.00 per hour hire of cryostat
Microscope hire $40.00 per hour
Staining (Paraffin/frozen sections)

Haematoxylin & Eosin (H&E) $1.73/slide
H&E/Alcian Blue $4.65/slide
H&E/PAS $4.40/slide
Periodic acid/Schiff's (PAS) $2.89/slide
PAS/Alcian Blue $6.04/slide
Masson's Trichrome $3.47/slide
Alcian Blue $3.00/slide
Cresyl Violet $3.38/slide
Elastin (Hart's/Weigert's) $7.58/slide
Gordon & Sweets (Silver Stain) $7.58/slide
Luxol Fast Blue/Cresyl Violet $3.50/slide
Luxol Fast Blue/PAS $4.00/slide
Neutral Red $2.00/slide
Nuclear Fast Red $2.00/slide
Oil Red O (Frozen Sections) $3.00/slide
Perls Prussian Blue $4.00/slide
Picrosirius Red $3.00/slide
Ziehl-Neelsen/Modified Ziehl-Neelsen $3.50/slide

Other specialised stains/methods available Prices on request – Contact Us
Miscellaneous charges Dewaxing/Coverslipping only $1.00 per slide
Dewaxing/staining with Haematoxylin only $1.50 per slide
Cutting Internal - $15.00 per hour hire of microtome
External - $20.00 per hour hire of microtome
Staining (EA and GMA sections) H&E $1.50 per slide
PAS $2.50 per slide
Monash Histology Platform Consumables  

Prices on enquiry - Contact Us

If registered, go to the ARINs product page - iLab Product Page