General and specialised histology service

Used for Paraffin and frozen tissue slide preparation and chemical and immunohistochemistry procedures


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Post author: Ian Birchall. Last update: 05/03/2015 at 12:25 pm by Ian Birchall.




Service overview

The Florey’s Neuropathology Laboratory provides training and resources for all types of paraffin and frozen tissue techniques to both internal and external research groups.The laboratory also provides a broad range of diagnostic and research immunohistochemical procedures and is available for the development of tissue antigen visualization methods. Services are available on a cost recovery basis for histology and highly specialised and qualified staff are available to provide training, advice and cost estimates for projects.

Additional info

The Neuropathology Laboratory provides a full range of histology services for research

Frozen and paraffin embedded tissue preparations
Chemical staining and immunohistochemistry services
Human and animal tissue studies.
Fixation and processing of animal and human tissues for paraffin embedding.
Snap freezing and cryoprotection of tissues for cryotomy.
Rodent transcardial perfusion fixation.
Serial and series sectioning of frozen, paraffin and resin embedded tissues.
Chemical staining and immunohistochemistry (see routine antibody panel).
Cryostat training and hire for client use.
Microtome training and hire for client use.
Development of immunohistochemical methods for client supplied antibodies.
Hybridisation histochemistry.
Paraffin embedded tissue blots.
Macroscopic and microscopic digital image acquisition.
Labels and microscope slide printing.


Capacity: This service is heavily booked
Operation: Facility will train you, Facility provides the service for you
Access: Access by fee for service