RE: [Histonet] re-embedding blocks

From:"Bartlett, Jeanine"

I was just wondering how far above the melting point you could safely

-----Original Message-----
From: Robyn Vazquez [] 
Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2005 10:05 AM
To: Bartlett, Jeanine;
Subject: Re: [Histonet] re-embedding blocks

Check your paraffin package and it should tell you the melting point of
your paraffin. Robyn

>>> "Bartlett, Jeanine"  02/18/05 4:33 AM >>>
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 tissue?
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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