Re: Breast Tissue Fixation

From:anita dudley <>

Debra,  We use Penfix from Richard Allan for our breast tissue.  I also have 
it on one of the stations on the processor. Seems to help.
Anita Dudley
Providence Hosp.
Mobile Al. 36608

>Subject: Breast Tissue Fixation
>Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2001 12:00:25 -0700
>Would like to know if anyone out there uses a type of pre-fixative for
>fatty breast tissue before putting it in formalin on the processor?
>Sometimes our breast tissues even though they have been in formalin all
>week-end on the processor still cut lousy on Monday morn. Any info would
>be appreciated!
>Debra Ritter
>St.Marys Hosp. Histo Lab
>Grand Junction, Co

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