[Histonet] Immunoperoxidase on FFPE for Lyme disease

Richard Cartun Rcartun <@t> harthosp.org
Wed May 12 10:26:33 CDT 2004

Yes, I do IHC for Borrelia burgdorferi.  Although we have been
successful in detecting the spirochete in animal tissue, I have never
seen a positive human tissue.  Therefore, I'm not sure I would recommend
doing it.

Richard Cartun
Director, Immunopathology
Hartford Hospital
Hartford, CT  06102

>>> "Michael Fredrickson" <mfredrickson <@t> cohenderm.com> 05/12/04 10:40AM

The season is starting for Lyme disease. Is anyone performing
immunostaining to demonstrate B. burgdoferi on FFPE tissue? 

Mike Fredrickson
Technical Director
Cohen Dermatopathology, PC
Newton, MA 02464
T (617) 969-4100
F (617) 969-3393
mfredrickson <@t> cohenderm.com 


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