[Histonet] Tissue Problem

joelle weaver joelleweaver <@t> hotmail.com
Wed Apr 18 12:38:33 CDT 2012

Can you supply the processing instrument, method/protocol, is it limited to certain tissue types,  and estimate of specimen dimensions? That would make it easier to take a stab. 

Joelle Weaver MAOM, HTL (ASCP) QIHC
 > From: 1dpeterson <@t> meriter.com
> To: histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
> Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2012 12:33:14 -0500
> Subject: [Histonet] Tissue Problem
> OK netters,
> I've got a problem that's just cropped up over the last week or so.
> It's happening to our larger specimens, and only the ones containing tumor.
> When we cut a slide, the tissue looks processed well, but as the slide dries,
> the tissue area turns really white. Then when we try and stain it (especially Immunos)
> just that portion of the section falls off. Any clues to defeat this gremlin would be greatly
> appreciated.
> Dan
> Daniel R Peterson HT(ASCP)
> Histopathology Technical Specialist
> Meriter Laboratories
> (608) 417-6557
> fax (608) 417-6343
> 1dpeterson <@t> meriter.com
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