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Tobacco Biomarkers Recharge Rates

Clinical Pharmacology Tobacco Core Services and Rates

Rates Effective July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014

Method Cancer Center* Rate UCSF Recharge External Non-industry External Industry
Category A:
LC-MS/MS. Straightforward Sample Prep and Data Analysis: ex. Cotinine/3HC, or Anabasine/Anatabine, or NNN/NNK
$46 $76 $101 $114
Category B:
LC-MS/MS. Moderate Sample Prep/Data Analysis: ex. Bupropion and Bupropion Metabolites, or Caffeine and Caffeine Metabolites
$49 $81 $108 $122
Category C:
LC-MS/MS. Complex Sample Prep/Data Analysis: such as: NNAL; or PAH Metabolites; or Mercapturic acid metabolites; or Total Nicotine Equivalents
$70 $116 $155 $175
Category D:
GC-MS, Single Quadrupole MS: Nicotine, Cotinine, Deuterium-Labeled Isotopomers
$37 $61 $82 $92
Category E:
GC-MS/MS, Triple Quadrupole MS: ex Low-Level Nicotine, or PAHs
$50 $83 $111 $125
Category F:
GC: Nicotine/Cotinine
$28 $47 $62 $70
Category G:
Creatinine
$19 $31 $41 $46
Category H:
Matrix Digestion Surcharge
$21 $35 $46 $52
Category I:
Method Development
$9,003 $15,005 $19,957 $22,508

* The Cancer Center rate, available to official members and associate members of the Cancer Center, is calculated as 60 percent of the regular UCSF recharge rate, with the differential paid from Cancer Center funds. (For reference, a list of Cancer Center members is available here.)

Acknowledgment
Publications generated from use of this facility should appropriately acknowledge the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center Tobacco Biomarkers Core.

Additional Resources
A searchable database of core facilities at all UCSF campus locations, provided by the Clinical and Translational Science Institute at UCSF, is available here.