Posts filed under: Tissue Processing

Tissue processing begins with fixation. The fixative of choice in most histology laboratories is 10% neutral buffered formaldehyde (NBF). That is: this solution is made by diluting stock formaldehyde to a 10% concentration with phosphate buffer in the pH range...
Author: Peggy A. Wenk, BA, BS, HTL(ASCP)SLS   Congratulations on buying a new stainer. Don’t worry, there’s no need to compare the new machine with the old machine. After all, what proof do you have that the old machine was producing...
In gathering more information to answer this question, my first questions would be: Are you using 10% neutral buffered formalin (NBF)? Is the first alcohol after the NBF 95% alcohol? I’m going to assume your answers would be YES to...