[Histonet] surgical brain specimens

Weems, Joyce JWEEMS <@t> sjha.org
Wed Feb 14 10:16:29 CST 2007

My experience has always been that brain works beeter if you can air dry the sections before heat drying, even with charged slides. If you have time to do this you might want to air dry overnight, then continue with your usual procedure. 

Good luck,

Joyce Weems
Pathology Manager
Saint Joseph's Hospital 
5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30342
404-851-7376 - Phone
404-851-7831 - Fax

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Paula F.
Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2007 11:13 AM
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Subject: [Histonet] surgical brain specimens

Hi Histonetters, We are receiving more surgical brain sections than we
have in the past. We process the specimens on the Pathos Automatic
Microwave Histoprocessor and we cut the sections at 5 microns. The
sections sometimes do not stay on the slides even though we use Plus
slides. The Neuropathologist is not happy and she has asked me to find
out if there is some way to get better sections. Thank you in advance
for your help.

Paula Conlon

Histology Supervisor

Lahey Clinic

41 Mall Road

Burlington, MA




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