Re: Yeesh! "Bug controls"?
At 10:45 AM 12/20/01 +0000, Alex Knisely wrote:
>Sharon, why not buy a quarter-pound of hamburger, let it sit on the counter
>overnight at RT, and then cassette it? You should have buggies galore,
>through and through the mix.
This is a great idea, Alex. However, I wouldn't wish sectioning hamburger
on my most hated enemy ... it's simply an awful experience. Try chicken,
turkey or steak instead.
Happy holidays to all!
>At 10:13 14/12/01 -0500, you wrote:
>>Does any one have a procedure for making Special Stain controls by
>injecting the "bugs" into fresh tissue? Our pathologist have limited the
>use of diagnostic tissue blocks for control blocks. We need to make some
>in-house blocks. The microbiology department will supply the "bugs" but
>we need to get them in the tissue and incubate the tilssue so we get a good
>control. Any ideas?
>>Baptis Hospital of E TN
>Alex Knisely, MD
>Institute of Liver Studies
>King's College Hospital
>London SE5 9RS UK
>+44 (0)20 - 7346 - 3125 telefax
>+44 (0)20 - 7346 - 4627 office
Veterinary Diagnostics Lab
Utah State University
fax (435) 797-2805
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