Re: a sample prep queri HELP


some people I know always drink tequila and they looked pretty well fixed to
    Seriouosly, I would treat them like any alcohol-fixed tissue, see what
it did to the worm?

Joe Nocito, BS, HT (ASCP) QIHC
Histology Manager
Pathology Reference Lab
San Antonio, Texas
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Sent: Wednesday, November 14, 2001 6:36 AM
Subject: FW: a sample prep queri HELP

> I am forwarding this for Rosemary as we can proably be of more help and
> humor than any other group.  Thanks for helping her out as I am sure we
> Pam Marcum
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> Dear Listers,
>   I am expecting the following samples for paraffin embedding sometime
> soon -- "wolf ovaries have been preserved in tequila for the past 6 months
> or so".   I first assumed that this was a joke but apparently they are
> serious--this is a reproductive physiology project from an ecology
> lab.  Any comments are welcome--levity included.  I can hear your laughter
> already!   My questions:
>   --has anyone used tequila as a fixative?
> -- is the embedding worth pursuing?
> Rosemary Walsh

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