Re: [Histonet] Bone Marrow Issues

From:"Mark Tarango"

How long are they in formalin before going into decal?  What kind of decal
are you doing?

On Fri, Feb 29, 2008 at 7:59 AM, Metzger, Kenneth <> wrote:

> 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
> Ken Metzger HTL(ASCP)
> Histology Supervisor
> ARUP Laboratories
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