[Histonet] freezing kidney bx

Richard Cartun Rcartun <@t> harthosp.org
Thu Oct 12 17:47:46 CDT 2006

We freeze ours in the cryostat.


Richard W. Cartun, Ph.D.
Director, Immunopathology & Histology
Assistant Director, Anatomic Pathology
Hartford Hospital
80 Seymour Street
Hartford, CT  06102
(860) 545-1596
(860) 545-0174 Fax

>>> "Featherstone, Annette" <AFeatherstone <@t> KaleidaHealth.Org> 10/11/06
10:06 AM >>>
When freezing kidney biopsies for the purpose of direct
immunofluourescence what is the recommendation....snap freezing in
liquid nitrogen or freezing in a cryostat? 

Annette Featherstone HT/MLT ASCP, MT (HEW)
Supervisor Anatomic Pathology
Kaleida Health, Buffalo General Hospital
100 High Street
Buffalo NY 14203
FAX: 716-859-1853

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