RE: bone marrow aspirates

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From:"Tom T. McNemar" <>
To:a i d a n s c h u r r <>,

We use Shandon tissue biopsy bags for all specimens of that sort.  They are
easy to fill... pour the specimen through a funnel and into the bag.  Easy
to embed too... just pull the bag apart.

Tom Mc Nemar
Pathology Supervisor
Licking Memorial Hospital
Newark, Ohio

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	a i d a n   s c h u r r []
> Sent:	Thursday, April 27, 2000 7:33 PM
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> Subject:	bone marrow aspirates
> Hello out there in Histoland!
> Interested to know what we all are using to wrap/contain bone 
> marrow aspirates during processing.  Here in my lab we are 
> currently using cigarette papers, but these are a pain to unwrap 
> once soaked in wax.  I'm looking at trialing our small biopsy cages 
> that we use for some histo's, but am concerned about the aspirate 
> being too cellular, and flowing through the mesh.  Any 
> suggestions/comments would be welcome.
> Thanks
> Aidan
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