RE: [Histonet] Number of GI biopsy sections on a slide for pediatric hospitals.

From:"Horn, Hazel V"

We cut 2 levels with 3 sections on each slide for GI's.    We cut 3
levels on skin and gyns. 

Hazel Horn, HT/HTL (ASCP)
Histology Supervisor
Arkansas Children's Hospital
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Little Rock, AR   72202
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-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Foshey,
Sent: Wednesday, January 04, 2006 3:51 PM
Subject: [Histonet] Number of GI biopsy sections on a slide for
pediatric hospitals.

I am inquiring what the "standard" is for the number of GI biopsy
sections that are routinely put on slides for review. We currently cut
two slides with two levels on each slide.  The total number of sections
is between 6-8 sections on each slide.

Annette Foshey, HT
Team Leader in Histology
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin

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