[Histonet] Best solution for surface decalcification of paraffin block

WILLIAM DESALVO wdesalvo.cac at outlook.com
Wed Dec 16 22:37:54 CST 2015

I do no recommend surface decal, but if you must use a formic acid product. Rinse the block several times to remove decal before cutting a section. Always better to go to the source and adjust time in decal and method for determining end point before processing.

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Subject: [Histonet] Best solution for surface decalcification of paraffin block

Hi all, I would like your opinion on the best way to achieve many few
decent sections of calcified material.
IED by Biocare,a strong acid solution, any input would be greatly
Thanks in advance.
Carlos Defeo
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