Histopathology Artifacts Quiz by Roy Ellis

 

Histopathology Artifacts Quiz

 

ANSWER CASE 2

The section shows cellulose fibres which are birefringent. Cellulose is commonly present in association with luminal surfaces of specimens from the gastrointestinal tract especially if the surface has not been washed before a specimen is processed. The answer is cellulose contamination.





 
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