RE: [Histonet] Sealing Paraffin Blocks

From:"Horn, Hazel V"

We used to do this years ago.  We no longer seal blocks.   In fact, I
believe you cut away more on a sealed block if the block requires

Hazel Horn
Hazel Horn, HT/HTL (ASCP)
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Arkansas Children's Hospital
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Little Rock, AR   72202

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Sent: Tuesday, May 23, 2006 5:45 PM
Subject: [Histonet] Sealing Paraffin Blocks

What is the current opinion and practice on sealing paraffin blocks
to filing/archiving them?  What is the pro and con in your opinion?
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