RE: CJD Decontamination
|From:||Hofecker Jennifer <Jennifer_Hofecker@URMC.Rochester.edu>|
You can pour your formic acid solution in with the other aqueous solutions
that you will decontaminate with NaOH and do them all at the same time.
I recommend using just plain old Neutral Buffered Formalin for fixation.
Let me know if you need more information
Jennifer Hofecker, HT (ASCP)
University of Rochester
> From: Laurie Colbert
> Sent: Thursday, March 1, 2001 6:54 PM
> To: Histonet
> Subject: CJD Decontamination
> I have another CJD-related question. I need to decontaminate the
> solutions and I will be using a 5N solution of NaOH. But what do I do
> with the formic acid? Is it considered to be already decontaminated?
> Also, is anyone using phenol-saturated formalin to fix the tissue
> initially or are you using just plain formalin?
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