Re: [Histonet] Forgot subject line before-Immunostains on suspected CJD

From:Amy Porter

We treat ours for 3 minutes in Formic Acid, rinse in running water for 10 minutes, place in buffer with surfactant - good to go.

"Drew Sally A."  wrote:How do people deal with immuno requests on formic acid treated autopsy
tissue from
suspected CJD cases? Are there concerns with putting these slides
automated immunostainers? 

Sally Ann Drew, MT(ASCP)
IHC/ISH Laboratory
University of Wisconsin Hosp. & Clinics
Madison, WI 53792

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Amy S.Porter, HT(ASCP), QIHC
Michigan State University - Department of Physiology
Division of Human Pathology 
Investigative Histopathology Laboratory
2201 Biomedical Physical Sciences  Room 2133
East Lansing, MI  48824-3320
Ph:  517-355-6475 ext 1480/1481
Fax:  517-432-1368

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