RE: Her2/neu FISH

From:Sheila Poellein <sheila_poellein@deaconess.com>

We have also been told that Prefer fixative was not the best for FISH
her2/neu by our reference lab, ARUP.
Sheila


-----Original Message-----
From: Mary Bryhan [mailto:mbryhan@NORTHERNHEALTH.ORG]
Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2001 2:20 PM
To: histonet@pathology.swmed.edu; JWEEMS@sjha.org
Subject: RE: Her2/neu FISH



Joyce,

Who told you not to use Prefer?  Was only for FISH/ Her2Neu?


Mary Bryhan HT (ASCP)
Northern Michigan Hospital
Petoskey, Michigan

>>> "Weems, Joyce" <JWEEMS@sjha.org> 07/03/01 10:21AM >>>
We are told that Prefer, formalin substitute from Anatech should not be
used. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Mary Bryhan [SMTP:mbryhan@NORTHERNHEALTH.ORG] 
> Sent:	Thursday, June 28, 2001 12:18 PM
> To:	histonet@pathology.swmed.edu 
> Subject:	Her2/neu FISH
> 
> I was told by one of our pathologists that  FISH HER2/neu  isn't affected
> by fixation.... opinions??
> 
> Mary Bryhan HT (ASCP)
> Northern Michigan Hospital
> Petoskey, Michigan
> 




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