[Histonet] Karnovsky's

Molinari, Betsy BMolinari <@t> texasheart.org
Wed Jun 19 12:32:26 CDT 2013

I received a heart that was fixed in 2% Karnovsky’s. I was told it was initially kept under refrigeration but then stored at RT. I do not know how long  the heart has been stored at RT. By the look of the tissue I would say quite a while. Is this tissue compromised in any way? Should I remove it from the Karnovsky’s and store in in something else? This heart is to undergo paraffin processing.
Thanks for any input.
Betsy Molinari HT(ASCP)
Texas Heart Institute
Cardiovascular Pathology
6770 Bertner Ave
Houston,TX 77030
832-355-6524 (lab)
832-355-6812 (fax)


Betsy Molinari
Senior Histology Research Technician
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