[Histonet] 37% formaldehyde

Geoff McAuliffe mcauliff <@t> umdnj.edu
Thu Feb 3 16:24:16 CST 2005

The surgeon probably does not know that formaldehyde is diluted.


Linda Blazek wrote:

>Does anyone know why a surgeon would want to send a liver biopsy
>specimen in 37% formaldehyde?  Is there some test or procedure that you
>would ever want to put a specimen in 37%?
>Linda  Blazek, HT (ASCP)
>Department of Pathology
>Children's Medical Center
>Dayton, Ohio  45404
>(937) 641-3358
>fax (937)641-5482
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Geoff McAuliffe, Ph.D.
Neuroscience and Cell Biology
Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
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