[Histonet] Bone Marrow Issues

From:"Metzger, Kenneth"

We are seeing an artifact that causes loss of nuclear detail, particularly in erythroid cells, giving an appearance of being blown up with no nuclear detail. It is worse in decaled cores. This appears when we fix the cores and clot in formalin. We were using Z-5 and did not have this issue. My Pathologist wants to stick to formalin. None of our other tissue has this issue. Has anyone had this happen? Any help would be appreciated.


Ken Metzger HTL(ASCP)
Histology Supervisor
ARUP Laboratories
500 Chipeta way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
801.583.2787 ext 3101

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