[Histonet] Tissue Falling off
Heckford, Karen - SMMC-SF
Karen.Heckford <@t> DignityHealth.org
Thu Jun 6 09:12:25 CDT 2013
I have a question about tissue falling off in the higher ph decloaking. I just tried using 10%NBF for 20 minutes after deparaffinizing and before decloaking. I still had the tissue fall off. It is well fixed breast tissue. Could I use albumin on the slide or will that interfere with the staining? Any suggestions welcomed or if you have another way of doing the formalin trick. I use a pressure cooker and it gets up to 126.5c for 5 minutes and then goes down to 89.5c for ten seconds.
Karen Heckford HT ASCP CE
Lead Histology Technician
St. Mary's Medical Center
450 Stanyan St.
San Francisco, Ca. 94117
415-668-1000 ext. 6167
karen.heckford <@t> dignityhealth.org
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