[Histonet] GI biopsy slides
micropathlabs <@t> yahoo.com
Tue Sep 10 10:58:36 CDT 2013
We cut 3 levels on one slide. Each level typically has two sections across the slide. If there are multiple pieces of tissue that need to be embedded in a little larger mold, we put 3 levels on 1 slide by breaking away the excess paraffin around the sections while they're on the waterbath. Then we can then fit 3 levels on 1 slide but each level will only have 1 section. Hope this makes sense.
MicroPath Laboratories, Inc.
From: Elizabeth Chatfield <epchatfield <@t> ihis.org>
To: histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
Sent: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 11:31 AM
Subject: [Histonet] GI biopsy slides
We are re-thinking how we cut our GI biopsy slides. Currently we are cutting 3 levels with 3 sections on each slide. Is anyone out there putting all 3 levels on the same slide? We are receiving cases with a large number of samples and some our pathologists would like to see fewer slides.
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