RE: Daily Digest
|From:||"Weems, Joyce" <JWEEMS@sjha.org>|
Vysis recommends 24 - 48 hours. How many of us can do that?!?!?!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Priscilla [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 04, 2001 6:35 PM
> To: HistoNet Server
> Subject: Re: Daily Digest
> While we are on the subject of fixation for FISH and Her/2Neu. (Also ER
> PR ) Are there any documentation/s of how long a tissue should be fixed
> these studies? I maintain that the usual 2 hours of fixation on the
> processor is not adequate time to fix larger pieces of tissue, especially
> breast tissue. Of course there is some fixation during the day before
> processing, however, I have always believed most fatty tissue needs at
> overnight fixation for adequate processing. Does the time element
> with the receptor response?
> Thanks - Priscilla in Central Wyo.
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