[Histonet] Lymph Node Revealing Solution

ski63 ski63 <@t> mchsi.com
Fri Aug 4 21:58:13 CDT 2006

Your pathologist may be referring to Carnoy's fixative.  It is composed
of chloroform, acetic acid and and alcohol.  When specimens are placed
in the Carnoy's, the lymph nodes will turn "white".  The tissue sections
can then be placed in 10% NBF and processed as usual.  Hope this info
Dawn Olszewski, HTL (ASCP) QIHC
South Georgia Medical Center
Valdosta, GA.

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