My question is why would you want to use a Formalin alternative? I hope you
are talking about a research lab and are not concerned with validation of an
Douglas D. Deltour HT(ASCP)
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Subject: SPAM-LOW: [Histonet] Formalin and Xylene Free Histology - Any Info
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I am looking into Microwave processing and using Glyo Fixx as the fixative.
I am starting a histology lab, pretty much from scratch, but I have very
little experience in using Formalin and Xylene alternatives. The question I
have concerning the Glyo Fixx is whether or not I will need to use the same
safety precautions we use when grossing/handling specimens fixed in
formalin. Does it still need to be grossed under a hood? Are the ventilation
If anyone here is using this, can you tell me how you handle this.
Tanisha N. McKnight, HT (ASCP)
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