Would anyone care to comment on the pros and cons of preparing cell
blocks using the Plamsa/thrombin technique and the Agar method which is
more prominent in the European field?
I am particularly interested in the prevalence of background staining in
ICC. Does the use of plasma interfere with interpretation of the
staining results? I know there have been reports of extraneous tissue
being found in cell blocks coming from a commercially prepared clotting
Ronnie Houston, MS, HT(ASCP)QIHC
Anatomic Pathology Manager
=0AColumbus Children's Hospital
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Columbus, OH 43205
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