Nuclear Bubbling Revisited

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From:"Gamble,Marilyn S" <>
To:"'Histonet'" <>
Date:Fri, 12 Mar 1999 15:08:08 -0800

Nuclear bubbling continues to be a problem with our prostate needle
biopsies.  Prior consensus of the Histonetters was overwhelmingly -
Excessive Heat.  We adjusted the drying oven for slides, so excessive heat
shouldn't be our problem.  Paraffin temperatures are the norm.   I heard
through the (pathologist) grapevine, that someone said recycled xylene can
cause this.   Can this be so?   (We do used recycled xylene).   How/Why?  Is
there a solution?
Any other ideas?.......And why so selective with pnb's ?  Is this a male

Marilyn (Perplexed in California!)

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