RE: [Histonet] re-embedding blocks

From:"Bartlett, Jeanine"

Thanks. I am usually dealing with large volumes of outside blocks
embedded in who knows what kind of paraffin.

	-----Original Message-----
	From: Tom McNemar [] 
	Sent: Friday, February 18, 2005 8:56 AM
	To: Bartlett, Jeanine; Histonet
	Subject: RE: [Histonet] re-embedding blocks

	We just use the embedding station.  Set them on the hot plate or
set them into the molten paraffin. 

	Tom Mc Nemar HT(ASCP) 
	Histology Supervisor 
	Licking Memorial Hospital 
	Newark, Ohio 43055 

	-----Original Message----- 
	From: Bartlett, Jeanine [mailto:JQB7@CDC.GOV] 
	Sent: Friday, February 18, 2005 7:34 AM 
	To: Histonet 
	Subject: [Histonet] re-embedding blocks 

	Hi everybody: 
	Just curious as to what oven temperature is generally used for
melting down paraffin blocks for re-embedding.  Is there a temperature
that is generally considered too high either for the paraffin or for the

	Jeanine Bartlett, HT(ASCP) 
	Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 
	Infectious Disease Pathology Activity 
	1600 Clifton Road, MS/G-32 
	Atlanta, GA 30333
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