Virology Services Pricing

Virology Services prices below are effective May 1, 2024. We review rates annually to reflect changing costs. Please contact Virology Services at virologyservices@lists.wisc.edu with any questions or for specific rate information.

SERVICE DETAILS UNITS COST*
PLASMA PREPARATION FROM WHOLE BLOOD Plasma must be isolated from whole blood samples prior to vRNA extraction and QRT-PCR. 1 sample $22.38
VRNA EXTRACTION FROM PLASMA 1 sample $30.88
QRT-PCR ASSAY, TESTED IN DUPLICATE QRT-PCR assay specific for various viruses including commonly used SIVmac and SHIV strains, influenza, Zika virus, Dengue virus, etc., tested in duplicate 1 sample $36.25
CYTOMEGALOVIRUS VIRAL LOAD ASSAY Viral load assay including DNA isolation and QPCR, tested in duplicate. 1 sample $40.45
EXPEDITED VIRAL LOAD ASSAY Viral load assay including vRNA isolation and QRT-PCR, tested in duplicate. Results guaranteed in less than 2 weeks (standard turn around time is up to 8 weeks) 1 sample $91.31
STANDARD VIRAL LOAD ASSAY Viral load assay including vRNA isolation and QRT-PCR, tested in duplicate (standard turn around time is up to 8 weeks) 1 sample $67.13
LIGHTCYCLER (READY TO RUN PLATE) The user will prepare samples and bring the plate ready to be run on the LC480 or LC96. A plate and sealing foil are provided. single plate (up to 96 or 384 samples) $51.50
QUANTITATIVE VIRAL OUTGROWTH ASSAY (QVOA) Assay to measure latent reservoir of SIV 1 sample $900-$1200
VIRAL LOAD ASSAY FROM TISSUE SAMPLES (RNA VIRUS) Viral load assay to quantify RNA in tissue samples. This includes RNA isolation and RT-qPCR performed in duplicate 1 sample $67.62
VIRAL LOAD ASSAY FROM TISSUE SAMPLES (DNA VIRUS) Viral load assay to quantify DNA in tissue samples. This includes DNA isolation and qPCR performed in duplicate 1 sample $57.27
MPOX CLADE IIb VIRAL LOAD ASSAY Viral load assay including DNA isolation and QPCR, tested in duplicate. 1 sample $45.31

*Prices do not include indirect costs (facilities & administrative overhead) for non University of Wisconsin–Madison clients.

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