RE: bone marrow smears

From:"MacDonald, Jennifer" <>

Make sure they are stained fresh.  Smears that have sat for an extended
length of time will have pale staining.  Also there were previous comments
on the histonet that if the smears were exposed to any formalin fumes
staining will be affected.

Jennifer MacDonald

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> From: 	Ray Lopez Jr., HT(ASCP)[]
> Sent: 	Thursday, December 14, 2000 11:23 AM
> To:
> Subject: 	bone marrow smears
> We are getting a washed out look on all our smears, the pathologist are
> not
> very  happy PLEASE HELP! If anyone can give me ideas,thoughts,advise on
> this
> subject.

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