[Histonet] Cell Smears

From:"Heckford, Karen - SMMC-SF"

Hello Everyone,  I have never had to do IHC on cell smears only FFPE.  I am
not sure how to bring them down to buffer before placing them on the
Autostainer. Is there something special I need to do?  The smears are in 95%
alcohol.  Do I just place them straight into the buffer?  Do I need to rinse
them?  Augh!!!! HELP!!!  
Karen Heckford HT (ASCP) CE
Lead Histology Technician
Histology/Pathololgy Department
St. Mary's Medical Center
450 Stanyan St.
San Francisco, Ca. 94117
415-668-1000 ext. 6167
Fax: 415-750-8123
email: kheckfor@chw.edu

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