Rapid Paraffin Fixation for Use in Histologic Examinations

Chuo Ni, Tao Chung Chang, Steven S. Searl, Eleanor Coughlin-Wilkinson, Daniel M. Albert

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A method for the rapid preparation of permanent paraffin sections is described. This method produces sections of a quality comparable to that of conventional tissue processing and superior to that of most frozen sections. Slides are available for pathologic diagnosis within one hour of receipt in the laboratory.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1372-1376
Number of pages5
Issue number12
StatePublished - 1981
Externally publishedYes


  • frozen sections
  • histologic processing
  • histopathology
  • paraffin sections
  • pathologic diagnosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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