[Histonet] Reprocess

Catherine Simonson catherinesimonson <@t> gmail.com
Wed Jul 7 10:47:39 CDT 2010

Easy option is to melt down, and run cassettes through the clean cycle on
your processors to remove all the paraffin.  then process as usual.  I've
done this before with decent results.

Good luck!

On Wed, Jul 7, 2010 at 11:36 AM, <sgoebel <@t> xbiotech.com> wrote:

>   Hello  all!!  Hope everyone had a happy 4th!!  Question  today is...I
>   grossed  in  some  fat  that I need to routine process.  I ha ve done
>   this  in  the  past  with  extra fixation and no problem?  This tim e
>   however  it didn't fix all the way through and I have oily unfixed fat
>   in    the  middle  of  my  block.  I fixed for 48 hours, but guess my
>   section  we  re  too big and needed more.  I want to fix for a little
>   longer  and rep rocess the block.  I know I need to melt it down, but
>   then  what?   I  have done this before, it's just my brain is getting
>   older =)
>   Thanks in advance!!
>   Sarah Goebel, B.A., HT ( ASCP)
>   Histotechnician
>   XBiotech USA Inc.
>   8201 East Riverside Dr. Bldg 4 Suite 100
>   Austin, Texas  78744
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