Cost Recovery Schedule

The cost recovery schedule is noted below; these figures reflect the cost of obtaining each type of sample. This cost recovery schedule allows the Komen Tissue Bank to continue to provide high quality samples to breast cancer researchers.

Please note: We will charge $75/hour for the acquisition of any follow-up data regarding donor annotation.

Sample Type Cost /aliquot
Tissue – 125 cubic mm / aliquot $250.00
Tissue sections – between 5-8 microns thick $ 25.00
Blood products (plasma – 750 ul / aliquot, and serum – 600 ul / aliquot) $ 50.00
DNA – min 15 micrograms  /aliquot $ 45.00
Service Cost /hr
Additional work by KTB staff to obtain data from donors $75
LMD instrument $30