RE: Slides in 20 years
|From:||"Morken, Tim" <email@example.com>|
"The recipes dealt with the absence of chloral hydrate."
If I remember correctly Chloral Hydtrate is added as a preservative to
prevent bacterial/fungal growth. It shouldn't affect staining at all.
Tim Morken, BA, EMT(MSA), HTL(ASCP)
Infectious Disease Pathology Activity
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30333
From: Scott Taft [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Monday, November 13, 2000 1:38 PM
To: HistoNet Server
Subject: Slides in 20 years
I have seen various Mayer's Hematoxylin recipes over
the months posted here. The recipes dealt with the
absence of chloral hydrate. My question is this:
Does anyone know what the staining intensity might be
like in 20 years if the slides are pulled from the
slide files. Especially if they use this for their H &
Another way of asking: Has anyone been using this
recipe for awhile and if so, how do earlier slides
look after being pulled from the slide files?
Scott Taft (HT ASCP)
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