RE: [Histonet] curious about soaking paraffin blocks.

From:"Kemlo Rogerson"

"Some on the net just like to try and make you feel foolish. I know of
SEVERAL techs (in diff labs, facilities, states etc.) that soak on
occasion when they feel it will benefit the cut etc. It's called
technique. As we all know, not all is equal in histology..........Cheri"

We are soaking for different reasons Cheri but I'm surprised it seems to
be a regular procedure in the US probably used to mask poor fixation or

Kemlo Rogerson
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