[Histonet] Paraffin in cassette holding chamber?
BMolinari <@t> heart.thi.tmc.edu
Fri Jul 15 05:48:48 CDT 2005
I do not put any extra paraffin into the holding chamber. If I am not
going to embed right away I take the cassettes out of the processor and
let them cool off with the paraffin hardening around it. I have not had
any complaints with tissue handled in this way.
Betsy Molinari HT(ASCP)
Texas Heart Institute
6770 Bertner Avenue
Houston, TX 77030
832-355-6812 ( fax)
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Subject: [Histonet] Paraffin in cassette holding chamber?
I want to get an idea of who is (and who is not, and why) adding
to the cassette holding chamber of the embedding center. Once
processed-How long are tissues ok to sit without paraffin on them?
All thoughts, opinions, experience is appreciated...Thanks.
Michele Marggi, HT
Surgical Pathology Supervisor
St. Marys Hospital Medical Center
707 S Mills Street
Madison WI 53715
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