RE: [Histonet] Fekete's acid alcohol formalin

From:"Kellar, Eric C"

According to Lillie, Fekete's fixative is an acetic acid-alcohol-formalin fixative as follows:

37-40% formaldehyde	10 ml
Glacial acetic acid		5 ml
70% alcohol		100 ml

Eric C. Kellar
Quest Diagnostics 
Histology Laboratory Supervisor
South Florida

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Sent:	Monday, March 19, 2007 9:11 AM
Subject:	[Histonet] Fekete's acid alcohol formalin

Does anyone have a procedure to prepare Fekete's acid alcohol formalin? 
Pam Johnson
Supervisor, ARC Histology
332 N. Lauderdale St.
Memphis, TN 38105-2794
901-495-2272, office
901-495-3112, fax
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