Pamela Marcum at the U of PA vet school down in mushroom country asks:
Does anyone have a formula for the old original Lillie's
Fixative? Someone asked me for it and I can't find it in any of my
books here. Thanks in Advance!!
There is no such thing. Ralph D. Lillie invented a great many fixatives. Ordinary neutral buffered formalin (buffered to neutrality with phosphate) was his invention. A formalin-ethanol-acetic acid mixture is also attributed to him by some. But the term "Lillie's fixative" should be avoided.
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