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Tissues to avoid freezing

Author: Jessica Wallace (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 23 October 2011, last major update October 2011
Copyright: (c) 2011, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

Tissues to NOT freeze

● Hard tissues like bone and cartilage that require decalcification
● Tissues with a lot of fat
● Tissues from patients with known TB or other infection (if absolutely necessary, wear appropriate protection)
● Tissue that will be needed to make a permanent diagnosis

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