[Histonet] RE: B5 fixative

Green JumpyOne greenjumpyone <@t> hotmail.com
Wed Mar 3 09:46:52 CST 2010


We use the B+ fixative available from BBC Biochemical  ( http://www.bbcus.com/products.html?pc=19&pid=57 )

My pathologists love it!


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> Date: Tue, 02 Mar 2010 14:12:04 -0500
> From: "Amy Farnan" <Farnana <@t> nehealth.com>
> Subject: [Histonet] bone marrow fixative
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> Good afternoon everyone,
> In past years our lab used B-5 fixative on bone marrow biopsies for better immunostaining.
> With the chemical hazards of B-5 we switched to AZF fixative and have been using this for the past few years. I am just curious what everyone else is using for fixative on their bone marrows and how is your immunoreactivity?  Maybe a better question is what is the preferred fixative for bone marrows?
> Have a nice day,
> Amy Farnan
> Histology Supervisor
> Northeast Health
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