[Histonet] how long can slides stay in water or buffer

Kimberly Tuttle ktuttle <@t> umm.edu
Mon Feb 23 10:58:47 CST 2009

How long can you leave deparaffinized slides in water or buffer  if you want to do IHC staining? Is leaving them in water or buffer preferable o letting them air dry?  I was taught to never let sections dry out.

Kimberly C. Tuttle  HT (ASCP)
Pathology Biorepository and Research Core
University of Maryland 
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