This facility provides basic histology services. These include fixing, processing and paraffin embedding of all types of tissues for light microscopy (i.e. routine stains, immunohistochemistry or in situ hybridization). Routine hematoxylin and eosin staining as well as special staining is done in the lab. Slides are prepared for immunohistochemistry and in situ and immunohistochemistry.
Frozen sectioning is also available. It is advisable to contact the facility about freezing techniques so the best sections can be obtained.