RE: [Histonet] nail sectioning
Have you tried 15% ammonia water. We have had success at softing the
nail before processing and after if needed for sectioning. I have
used this technique for horse hoff as well.
>From: "Bliss, Mary E."
>Subject: [Histonet] nail sectioning
>Date: Thu, 29 Apr 2004 15:07:08 -0700
>Hi to All,
>Does anyone have a good procedure for fixing and cutting in good
>fingernail and toenail sections? We are trying to come up with
>something which will allow us to produce a good stainable slide with
>of the tissue still intact on it! I have heard about using
>trichloroacetic acid but can't seem to find a procedure
>also heard about /tried Nair and soapy water. Does anyone have any
>information to share?
>Mary E. Bliss
>Northwest Pathology, P.S.
>3614 Meridian St. Suite 100
>Bellingham, WA 98225
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