RE: [Histonet] submitting a cytology specimen for FISH

From:Rene J Buesa

This is the second time that I read that CARBOWAX is used for this procedure. A word of alert: CARBOWAX is an extremely dangerous and carcinogen product. Handle it accordingly!
René J.

--- On Thu, 9/4/08, Weems, Joyce  wrote:

From: Weems, Joyce 
Subject: RE: [Histonet] submitting a cytology specimen for FISH
To: "Sharon Campbell" ,
Date: Thursday, September 4, 2008, 12:07 PM

Would it be a urine for Uryovision? If so, carbowax is generally
supplied by the reference lab that does the testing - or PreservCyt will
work if you don't have the kits. It must be added in a certain amount of

This web site tells about it...

And if you are sending to a reference lab, you can get kits and specs
from them. 

Hope this helps, j

Joyce Weems
Pathology Manager
Saint Joseph's Hospital 
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Atlanta, GA 30342
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