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gordon [Fixation Protocol for Histopathology Specimens]
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gordon [Histopathology Sample Preparation]
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 Fish intended for bacteriology or necropsy exam should be shipped alive (see [[shipping|Shipping Instructions]]). Shipping containers for shipping live fish are available upon request. Bacteriology samples can also be taken from frozen specimens if necessary. We require notification prior to shipment of all live specimens to ensure appropriate personnel and lab supplies are available. Fish intended for bacteriology or necropsy exam should be shipped alive (see [[shipping|Shipping Instructions]]). Shipping containers for shipping live fish are available upon request. Bacteriology samples can also be taken from frozen specimens if necessary. We require notification prior to shipment of all live specimens to ensure appropriate personnel and lab supplies are available.
 ===== Histopathology Sample Preparation ===== ===== Histopathology Sample Preparation =====
-For optimum results, fish must be alive and euthanatized ​just prior to fixation. Autolysis occurs rapidly once a fish dies. This makes fish that are found dead poor specimens for histopathology. Fish should be fixed prior to shipment using the protocol specified below. __Do not freeze fish.__ +For optimum results, fish must be alive and euthanized ​just prior to fixation. Autolysis occurs rapidly once a fish dies. This makes fish that are found dead poor specimens for histopathology. Fish should be fixed prior to shipment using the protocol specified below. __Do not freeze fish.__
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 ===== Fixation Protocol for Histopathology Specimens ===== ===== Fixation Protocol for Histopathology Specimens =====
   * Prepare Dietrich'​s Fixative (100 ml) as follows. Store fixative at room temperature.   * Prepare Dietrich'​s Fixative (100 ml) as follows. Store fixative at room temperature.
health/submission/preperation.txt · Last modified: 2020/01/08 10:20 by gordon