RE: [Histonet] Ethanol/other fixations for frozen sections

From:"Tony Henwood"

Urgent Frozen Sections for H&E - we fix in methanol


Tony Henwood JP, MSc, BAppSc, GradDipSysAnalys, CT(ASC)
Laboratory Manager & Senior Scientist
The Children's Hospital at Westmead,
Locked Bag 4001, Westmead, 2145, AUSTRALIA.
Tel: 612 9845 3306
Fax: 612 9845 3318

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Andrea
T. Hooper
Sent: Monday, 31 July 2006 10:45 PM
To: Histonet
Subject: [Histonet] Ethanol/other fixations for frozen sections

Just taking a survey .... What are everyone's thoughts on using 
ethanol for frozen sections? I have a colleague who swears by it but 
I am an acetone person myself.

Thoughts, comments, input on what is the best fix for frozen section


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