[Histonet] Brain fixative[Scanned]
Rogerson Kemlo (ELHT) Pathology
Kemlo.Rogerson <@t> elht.nhs.uk
Thu Jun 16 10:00:08 CDT 2005
Aren't they the same? We've had this debate; 4% formaldehyde is 10%
formalin. 'Lightly buffered' is that like lightly salted?
From: Webb, Dorothy L [mailto:Dorothy.L.Webb <@t> HealthPartners.Com]
Sent: 16 June 2005 15:53
To: histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
Subject: [Histonet] Brain fixative[Scanned]
Does anyone fix their brain tissue from autopsies in anything other than
10% buffered formalin? The PA I am working with seems to feel they used
a 4% solution of lightly buffered formalin from Mallincroft. Can anyone
help me with this, as I am only used to using 10% formalin, as we use
for all of our routine histology fixation. Any ideas would be greatly
appreciated and thanks ahead of time to all of my fellow
histonetters..what a great group you are!!
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