Re: [Histonet] Dezenkerizing slides

From:Gayle Callis

Hi Cheryl and all, 

This answer has come up twice, but what is the percentage of iodine in the
70%alcohol IF one can't locate it in a book, etc? 

>Ben - Years ago, when Zenker's was used by everyone, we used to put 
>alcoholic iodine as the first station on the processor (after formalin).  
>Then we added a sodium thiosulfate rinse to the stain routine.  That took an 
>extra minute or 2.   You might try that.  Cheryl
>Cheryl Crowder, BA, HTL(ASCP)
>Chief Technologist
>Anatomic Pathology
>Department of Pathobiological Sciences
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>Louisiana State University
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