[Histonet] Tissue Problem

Britton, Josette C JCBRITTON <@t> Cheshire-Med.COM
Thu Apr 19 10:22:21 CDT 2012

Sounds like the specimens are not fixed well enough!

Josie Britton HT(ASCP)
Cheshire Medical Center
Keene, NH 03431

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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
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.


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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