RE: [Histonet] CAP regulations regarding storage of antibodiesin frost free refrigerator freezers

From:"Edwards, R.E."

The  same  goes  for  storing tissues  in  an  auto-defrost  cryostat!. 

-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Horn,
Hazel V
Sent: 10 January 2007 14:10
To: Breisch, Eric;
Subject: RE: [Histonet] CAP regulations regarding storage of
antibodiesin frost free refrigerator freezers

I'm don't know of a CAP regulation but it isn't a good idea to store
antibodies or tissue for that matter in a frost free freezer.   It can
dry out the antibodies or tissue if left for long periods of time.

Hazel Horn
Hazel Horn, HT/HTL (ASCP)
Supervisor of Histology
Arkansas Children's Hospital
800 Marshall    Slot 820
Little Rock, AR   72202

phone   501.364.4240
fax        501.364.3912

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-----Original Message-----
[] On Behalf Of Breisch,
Sent: Tuesday, January 09, 2007 6:21 PM
Subject: [Histonet] CAP regulations regarding storage of antibodies in
frost free refrigerator freezers

Hi Histonet-


            Is anyone aware of new or existing CAP regulations regarding
the use of frost free refrigerator/freezers for the storage of
antibodies ie. IFA antibodies or IHC antibodies? Please advise if anyone
has information pertaining to Histology and the above mentioned use of a


Thank you,



Eric A. Breisch, Ph.D.

Clinical Anatomist

Rady Children's Hospital and Health Center

Associate Clinical Professor of Anatomy


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