[Histonet] Wearing gloves while cutting sections

Gayle Callis gcallis <@t> montana.edu
Thu Aug 24 17:26:11 CDT 2006

Even in the research setting, we wear gloves for all cryotomy and all prion 
frozen and paraffin work, otherwise no gloves for paraffin.

One eventually learns to grasp a ribbon.  We use forceps when wearing 
gloves for paraffin ribbon - a learning curve, but I now use forceps for 
all paraffin work exclucsively.   I suggest using nitrile gloves over latex 
- but find one that fits nicely without cutting circulation to hands and 

Gayle Callis
Research Histopathology Supervisor
Veterinary Molecular Biology
Montana State University - Bozeman
PO Box 173610
Bozeman MT 59717-3610
406 994-6367
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