Decalcification (surcharge)

Section: Histology, Pathology

Fee: $25.00

Turnaround Time: NA

Days Test Started: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Species: All Species




Minimum Amount

See Collection Protocol

Collection Information

Specimens of bone, or specimens containing bone or mineralized tissue will be decalcified, and this charge applied, prior to proceeding with processing, embedding and slide cutting/staining.

Shipping Information

OVERNIGHT - Ship overnight in an insulated shipper with ice packs (pack absorptive material to collect moisture). DO NOT SHIP OVER THE WEEKEND OR HOLIDAY - NO SATURDAY DELIVERY
LEAKS - Ensure all samples are in leakproof packages and clearly labeled with Tissue Type/Animal ID/Owner Name. Include absorptive material to collect any leaks - double bag any fresh tissues.
PAPERWORK - Package paperwork separately in a waterproof, sealable plastic bag. Ensure paperwork is complete and specimens are labeled for easy matching. If you are using CF.755 Multiple Animal Continuation Form, please include a hard copy and email a copy to

Additional Information
Special procedures may necessitate additional time.

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