Re: Setting ink on tissues

From:"Histology, Metro Lab"

We use 50% vinegar to set our ink.  Works well and doesn't smell as bad as
acetic acid or bouins.
Deb Croegaert
Metro labs
Davenport, Iowa
----- Original Message -----
From: "Linda McDonald" 
Sent: Wednesday, July 17, 2002 8:44 AM
Subject: Setting ink on tissues

> Hello!  Question for the netters:  Who or when or how did it come about to
use a dilute glacial acetic acid solution to help set ink on tissues.  This
is used in place of dunking in Bouin's.  Anybody know?
> Thanks,
> Linda McDonald
> Cleveland Clinic Health Systems
> Cleveland, OH

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