Using the Facility
Histology services provided by the Experimental Pathology Laboratory are provided by two highly experienced histotechnologists and two undergraduate students who have been trained by the histotechnologists.
Guidelines for submission
Please read the Guidelines for Specimen Submission and the Guidelines for Frozen Tissue Submission documents. These documents discuss histology request slips, biosafety issues, containers, collecting and fixing tissues, bone decalcification, cassette numbering and processing support of small and/or fragile tissues.
Bring specimens to:
UWCCC Histology Lab
1111 Highland Ave.
Madison, WI 53705-2275
Facility phone number: 262-1836
McArdle Laboratory for Cancer Research
1400 University Avenue
(1st Floor of McArdle across from the Stock Room-the same as the dry ice.)
Please call 608-262-1836 or email Ella Ward when leaving sample at the McArdle Location.
Print and fill out:
Bring the completed forms with your your specimens to our lab. (Forms are available at the lab as well.)
To arrange for a histopathology consultation:
Contact Dr. Ruth Sullivan directly.
Consultation costs are included in the rates for the production of slides.
Turn around time:
There is a maximum period of 21 working days or about 4 calendar weeks for completing any requested work.
Descriptions and diagnoses of individual lesions, etc., will be made available to the investigator within 14 working days or approximately 3 calendar weeks.