[Histonet] Section adhesion to slides
Rene J Buesa
rjbuesa <@t> yahoo.com
Thu Dec 28 11:03:13 CST 2006
For really difficult sections (decals, toe nails, poorly infiltrated breasts and the likke) I used 2 methods (besides the "conventional" + charged slides):
1- coat the slides with a 5% Elmer's glue solution; let the slides dry and use for the sections the next day (or when needed); or
2- add 1 mL of Elmer's glue to a regular 2 litres water bath (to make a 0.05% solution) and use it as your regular water bath (in case you have many difficult cases). The water will have a "milky" appearance, but that is OK
Elmer's glue does not interfere with any regular or special stains, nor with IHC procedures.
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