[Histonet] AFB stained smears

Patsy Ruegg pruegghm <@t> hotmail.com
Fri Nov 7 13:48:29 CST 2014

U r right ffpe control would not be ideal but unless u have access to a source + for tb u could make a bunch of smears to keep for controls that may be your only option

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> On Nov 7, 2014, at 10:38 AM, "Glenn Hauck" <Glenn.Hauck <@t> albertahealthservices.ca> wrote:
> The odd time I receive a request to do a Zeihl Neelsen stain for acid fast bacteria on a smear for Micro. My question is what kind of control should I be using? I have tissue processed with AFB, but I feel this should not be used because the smear is not processed the same way as my AFB control block.
> Thanks
> Glenn Hauck
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