RE: IHC control slides/blocks

From:Luis Chiriboga

recommended reading the article by ken Wester et al, Applied
Immunohistochemistry 8(1) 61-70, 2000

-----Original Message-----
From: Chung, Luong []
Sent: Thursday, May 01, 2003 12:11 PM
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Subject: IHC control slides/blocks

Hello all,

Can anyone tell me a proper way to store the control slides or blocks for
IHC?  Can I cut a bunch of slides and store in a box?
or cut the block as needed?  How long should a control block or slides be
kept?  I have some control blocks work 6 months ago
and now it's not working.  Any advise should be helpful.


Bruce Chung, AP manager
Pheobe Putney Mem. Hosp.

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