Histology Services

The Adelaide Medical School offers histology services at competitive rates for both internal and external clients.

Close up of hand holding slide under microscope

Services include tissue preparation, embedding, sectioning, slide mounting, routine and special staining.

We provide quotes for projects, when grant applications are being prepared. We also have experts in different fields that can provide specialised, individual advice on project planning and development. Their services can also include analysis and reporting of results.

Our services are ideally suited for research staff and postgraduate research students – we offer rapid turnaround times and no job is too big or too small. If you require our services and would like a quotation, please request a quote.

Equipment access

Access to our histological equipment is available to University honours and postgraduate students and staff at moderate rates. Users must undergo an induction according to our safe operating procedures.

Equipment available includes:

  • Paraffin wax processor
  • Paraffin wax embedder
  • Rotary Microtome
  • Sledge Microtome
  • Cryostat
  • H&E staining set up


Histology Services
Phone: + 61 8 8313 2032
Email: fhs_histology@adelaide.edu.au