AW: [Histonet] Control slide storage

Jackie M O'Connor Jackie.O'Connor <@t>
Thu Nov 20 09:46:32 CST 2008

CD31 for sure.  I do recall most surface markers I used tended to be 

Jackie O'

"Gudrun Lang" <gu.lang <@t>> 
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11/20/2008 09:17 AM
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AW: [Histonet] Control slide storage

Hi Patsy,
I am interested in the names of this certain epitopes, that loose
stainability after long time storage.

And I'd like to ask all the other listmembers about their experiences with
this issue. Perhaps we can make a list of "dangerous" epitopes.

Gudrun Lang

Akh Linz, Austria

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Betreff: RE: [Histonet] Control slide storage

I store all cut paraffin sections for IHC control at 4dc and without 
to melt the paraffin, even with that I have seen some loss of antigenicity
over long periods of time for certain antibodies.


Patsy Ruegg, HT(ASCP)QIHC
12635 Montview Blvd. #215
Aurora, CO 80045
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Subject: [Histonet] Control slide storage

The issue was brought up in the lab regarding the storing of IHC control 
slides. What experience has anyone had on the effects of long term storage 

and staining quality. We store the slides non preheated (with the paraffin 

still on them). 

Cindy J Chard-Bergstrom
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