RE: [Histonet] Updated tissue for registry

From:"Patsy Ruegg"

NSH maintains a tissue bank but they are paraffin blocks we do not have wet
tissue which is what I think you will need for the HT exam as you are
suppose to process your own.  Contact coroner's or University in your area
and ask for autopsy tissue.  If you do autopsy at your place ask your morgue
deaner or the pathologist for help with this.  You can also try to access
surgical specimens from where ever they go to be grossed.

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Sent: Wednesday, September 01, 2004 6:05 AM
Subject: [Histonet] Updated tissue for registry

    I am writing again, hoping that someone may have access to some of this
     artery- complete cross section (0.5 cm outside diameter)

     liver- 1.0 x 1.0 cm square

     lung- 1.0 x 1.0 cm square

     uterus- 1.5 x 1.5 cm square
      -to include endometrium and myometrium
      -endometrium to cover one entire surface

     small intestine- 2.0 cm in length
      -not autolyzed
      -to include all layers
      -epithelium to cover one entire surface

Sylinda Battle
Pathology Services
1002 Tx. Blvd. suite 500
Texarkana, TX 75501

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