Re: Frozen Sections?

From:Amos & Theresa <>

    Lets not forget the old fashioned pathologist syndrome. The symptoms include the stubborn insistence upon asking for these
antibodies on frozen tissues even though they work perfectly fine (sometimes better) on FFPE. Then, just to drive you nuts, ask for the
same tests when the tissue is out on FFPE.
<<grumble grumble>>
Amos Brooks

Anila Syed wrote:

> Hi Histonetters one and all,
> Can I ask a stupid question pls?
> Thanks,
> I am confused as to the reasons why one would perform frozen section ihc rather than wax embed the material, as it seems rather more
> hassle to go through to work with the low temperatures etc.
> Can some kind sole give me the low down on the pros and cons.
> Many Thanks!!
> Anila

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