[Histonet] Xylene free processing
Erin.Martin <@t> ucsf.edu
Thu Jan 10 12:13:19 CST 2013
We have been processing xylene free for a couple of years in ThermoFisher Excelsior processors. The tissue goes directly from isopropyl alcohol to paraffin. It works well for us. We sought out a xylene free protocol to reduce the amount of xylene in the lab.
We do need to use xylene in the cleaning cycle but it's only a gallon.
Erin Martin, Histology Supervisor
UCSF Dermatopathology Service
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