A routine tissue processing, embedding, sectioning, and H&E staining project typically takes 48-72 hours from the time samples are received. Large projects and additional services, such as IHC staining, digital imaging, and image analysis may require additional processing time.

The samples should be pre-fixed and shipped either in 70% ethanol at ambient temperature, or shipped cold in aqueous buffers.

A sample is tested by RNAscope using a house-keeping control probe targeting PPIB. A score of 2 or above based on ACD’s recommendation will qualify as “RNA in situ Grade”.

Yes, we have a large inventory of human and animal tissue specimens. Please contact us for a list of inventory tissues with detailed information. We also have access to a large network of hospitals and clinical institutions and can prospectively acquire samples based on customer requirements.