[Histonet] Re: bone marrow fixative

Ingles Claire CIngles <@t> uwhealth.org
Wed Mar 3 21:11:05 CST 2010

Ah, in a perfect world! (which would be down right boring, thanks)

Neutral buffered formalin requires time for fixation - clots need to
be cut up as soon as possible after they're received, and biopsy
specimens really ought to fix overnight before decalcification and
processing. Communication with oncologists is essential (and rarely

Bob Richmond
Samurai Pathologist
Knoxville TN

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