[Histonet] -80 freezer question

Paula Sicurello patpxs <@t> gmail.com
Tue Nov 19 16:23:16 CST 2013

Dear Netters,

What is the rationale for storing frozen patient samples at -80?  Is there
a range that keeps the sample viable but not as cold?

Our -80 (which we just inherited) is struggling and I would like to raise
the temperature a smidge to ease the stress on the compressor.



Paula Sicurello, HTL (ASCP)
Supervisor, Clinical Electron Microscopy Laboratory
Duke University Health System
Rm.#251M, Duke South, Green Zone
Durham, North Carolina 27710
P:  919.684.2091

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