Re: [Histonet] Control tissue for PCP

From:"Richard Cartun"

I can send you a paraffin block if you send me your complete mailing address (USA only), telephone number, and an express mail account number (FedEx, UPS, etc.).


Richard W. Cartun, Ph.D.
Director, Immunopathology & Histology
Assistant Director, Anatomic Pathology
Hartford Hospital
80 Seymour Street
Hartford, CT  06102
(860) 545-1596
(860) 545-0174 Fax

>>> "Rathborne, Toni"  12/12/07 4:37 PM >>>

> Hi  Histonetters.
> Some time ago, I read a procedure for growing your own Gram +/- controls using a piece of fresh liver. Has anyone tried something similar with lung tissue for PCP? The control slides are very expensive, so we're looking for an alternative.
> Thanks for any ideas you may have.
> Toni

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