Re: puncher

From:rueggp

i used to core out samples of tissue from different paraffin blocks for multi tissue control blocks with Jam Shidi bone marrow biopsy needles, 11g or 8g size.
patsy

ANN MARUSKA wrote:

> Hi Adriana,
>
> Have you tried using a Jamshaidi needle (used in collection of bone marrow cores) to take a punch from paraffin blocks?  We've had pretty good success here when trying to make a multi-tissue control block.
>
> Ann
>
> Ann Maruska
> Fairview-University Medical Center
> Mpls. MN  55454
> amarusk1@fairview.org
> 612-273-9119
>
> >>> "Turriago, Adriana"  03/18/02 11:03AM >>>
> Does any body know of a tool to make punch holes on paraffin embeded tissue?
> I would look something like a punch biopsy instrument.  Any help will be
> appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Adriana
>
> Adriana Turriago, MT (ASCP)
> Laboratory Manager
> Assay Development
> Chromavision Medical Systems
> (949) 443-3373 Ext. 279
> aturriago@chromavision.com
>
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