Health Sciences Recharges

In Vivo Imaging

Provides high resolution images of live mice and rats based on a variety of intrinsic tissue properties and administered contrast media/reporters. The objective is to provide investigators with anatomic, physiologic and biochemical information of normal and disease processes. Images are generated using PET, Optimal Imaging, CT, Gamma Imaging, high-resolution tissue imaging, radiochemistry, kinetic modeling and ultrasound.


Service Price Last Updated>
Consultation Labor Rate $125.00/hour 4/25/13
CT Contrast - Ultravist $250.00/vial 4/25/13
CT Scanner Rental $500.00/day 4/25/13
Gamma Imager Rental $250.01/day 4/25/13
Optical Contrast - ICG $20.00/does 4/25/13
Optical Imager Rental $500.00/day 4/25/13
PET Contrast - FDG $250.00/dose 4/25/13
PET Scanner Rental $500.00/day 4/25/13
Plate Scanner Rental $250.02/day 4/25/13
Technician Labor Rate $50.00/hour 4/25/13
Ultrasound $280.00/day 4/25/13

Prices subject to change without notice. Please contact the activity for further pricing details as well as proper procedures for service use.

Please note that listed rates are for UCSD researchers. For external customers a markup will apply. Please contact the facility for more information and outside rates.


  • BioRAD FX-Pro-Plus Molecular Imager
  • BioSpace Gamma Camera
  • GE eXplore Locus CT
  • GE eXplore Optix
  • GE eXplore Vista PET
  • Vibratome 20 cm Cryomicrotome
  • VisualSonics Vevo 770

Last Update: 1/19/16

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