University of Wisconsin–Madison

Virology Services 2015-2016 Pricing

Virology Services prices are current as listed, but are reviewed at least annually to reflect changing costs. Current prices may be updated July 1, 2017. Please contact Virology Services with any questions or for specific rate information.

ServiceDetailsUnitsCost*
plasma preparation from whole bloodplasma must be isolated from whole blood samples prior to vRNA extraction and QRT-PCR.1 sample$11.29
vRNA extraction from plasma1 sample$19.43
SIVmac/sm gag QRT-PCRQRT-PCR assay specific for commonly used SIVmac and sm strains, tested in duplicate1 sample$30.11
SIVdeltaNef/wt distinguishing assay, QRT-PCRQRT-PCR assay to distinguish Nef-deleted and full-length SIVs, 50 ul reaction1 sample$65.58
SIV/SHIV p27 ELISA assayAssay to determine p27 antigen content of a stock virus1 assay (up to 20 samples)$762.36
Expedited viral load assayviral load assay including vRNA isolation and QRT-PCR, tested in duplicate. Results guaranteed in less than 2 weeks (standard turn around time is 8 weeks)1 sample$66.99
Standard viral load assayviral load assay including vRNA isolation and QRT-PCR, tested in duplicate. (standard turn around time is 8 weeks)1 sample$49.54
Influenza M gene QRT-PCRQRT-PCR assay specific for human H1N1, H3N2, and many H5N1 strains. Please inquire about additional strains.1 sample$30.11
Zika virus QRT-PCRQRT-PCR assay specific for Asian and some African lineage Zika viruses1 sample$30.11
LightCycler 2.0 instrumentuse of LightCycler 2.0 instrument including capillaries and reagentsper sample$8.53
LightCycler 480/LC 96 (1-48 samples)use of LightCycler 480 or LC96 instrument for between 1 and 48 samples. Includes consumables and reagents.per sample$8.66
LightCycler 480/LC 96 (49-96 samples)use of LightCycler 480 or LC 96 instrument for between 49 and 96 samples. Includes consumables and reagents.per sample$7.10
LightCycler (ready to run plate)The user will prepare samples and bring the plate ready to be run on the LC480. A plate and sealing foil are provided.single plate (up to 96 or 384 samples)$27.50
ddPCR (DNA samples)Droplet digital PCR on DNA samples, includes DNA isolation1 sample$46.27
ddPCR (RNA samples)Droplet digital RT-PCR on RNA samples, includes RNA isolation1 sample$78.94
Quantitative viral outgrowth assay (QVOA)Assay to measure latent reservoir of SIV1 sample$800-1000

*prices do not include cost recovery rate