[Histonet] re-embedding blocks

Tom McNemar TMcNemar <@t> lmhealth.org
Fri Feb 18 07:56:29 CST 2005

We just use the embedding station.  Set them on the hot plate or set them
into the molten paraffin.

Tom Mc Nemar HT(ASCP)
Histology Supervisor
Licking Memorial Hospital
Newark, Ohio 43055

-----Original Message-----
From: Bartlett, Jeanine [mailto:JQB7 <@t> CDC.GOV] 
Sent: Friday, February 18, 2005 7:34 AM
To: Histonet
Subject: [Histonet] re-embedding blocks

Hi everybody:
Just curious as to what oven temperature is generally used for melting down
paraffin blocks for re-embedding.  Is there a temperature that is generally
considered too high either for the paraffin or for the tissue?
Jeanine Bartlett, HT(ASCP)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Infectious Disease Pathology Activity
1600 Clifton Road, MS/G-32
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