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Recharge Rates

Animal Care

The recharge rate for Animal Care is $12.64 per cage per month.

Confocal Microscope

To submit a Confocal Microscope recharge, please visit the Confocal Microscope SharePoint site. SharePoint login is required.

As of June 1st 2016, the recharge rate is $25 per hour.

Research Technical Services (RTS)

Recharge rate for RTS is $65.00/hr.

Learn more about RTS.

Core Assay Facility (CAF)

Learn more about CAF at the CAF Website.

Need a quote? Visit the Service Request Form.

Internal Prices
Available Assays and Pricing/Sample
Assay

Vendor

1Base Cost

2 Reagent Costs

3 Total Cost

EIA        

Alpha-Amylase

Salimetrics

$6.45

$8.30

$14.80

Cortisol

Salimetrics

$6.70

$7.50

$14.20

C-Reactive Protein

Salimetrics

$12.55

$13.20

$25.80

DHEA

Salimetrics

$6.70

$9.60

$16.30

DHEAS

Salimetrics

$6.70

$9.60

$16.30

Estradiol

Salimetrics

$6.70

$10.60

$17.30

Progesterone

Salimetrics

$6.70

$10.60

$17.30

Rat Testosterone

Calbiotech

$11.20

$18.10

$29.30

SIgA

Salimetrics

$9.50

$11.70

$21.20

Testosterone

Salimetrics

$6.70

$9.60

$16.30

RIA        
ACTH

MP Biomedicals

$7.35

$9.90

$17.25

Melatonin

ALPCO

$7.16

$13.80

$20.96

Rat Corticosterone

MP Biomedicals

$10.10

$9.90

$20.00

Fecal Corticosterone

MP Biomedicals

$10.35

$9.90

$20.25

Fecal Testosterone

MP Biomedicals

$14.30

$2.90

$17.20

Please note that external prices are estimates. For a quote, email caf.lab@umich.edu.

External Prices
Available Assays and Pricing/Sample
Assay

1Base Cost

2 Reagent Costs

3 Total Cost

EIA
Salivary Cortisol

$10.91

$7.80

$18.71

Saliva

$11.93

$10.00

$21.93

Serum

$20.99

$19.00

$39.99

RIA
Saliva

$14.38

$14.00

$28.38

Serum

$17.38

$11.00

$28.38

Fecal

$22.54

$11.00

$33.54

1 Prices are subject to change.

2 Reagent costs are based on an optimal estimate of kit usage. All commercial kits are designed to run a specific number of samples. For an accurate quote on cost per sample for your study please email caf.lab@umich.edu.

3 Shipping costs for reagents are not included, but usually range between $50-$200 per order, depending on the number of shipments, kits and the type of reagents (e.g. radioactivity) shipped.