This is the seventh post in the series: Tips for Successful Frozen Sections
This is the ninth and final post in the series: Tips for Successful Frozen Sections
To avoid degradation of tissue specimens from the surgical room to the laboratory, the specimens are traditionally placed into a fixative, commonly formalin. However, prefilled containers or empty containers to be filled with formalin can lead to health exposure of the surgical room staff should any spills happen. It may even lead to suspending the blocks’ operations.