Technical Bulletin for Histotechnology




Vol. XXXVI, No. 1, May 2003 (PDF)


  • More Than Just a Mandatory Exercise.
    Robert A. Skinner, HTL(ASCP), Dana Gaddy, PhD, Associate Professor, Center for Orthopaedic Research, Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR, Skinnerroberta@uams.edu. May 2003;XXXVI(1):1.

  • Remembrances of Opportunities Lost.
    Jules M. Elias, PhD, Professor Emeritus, HSC, Stony Brook, SUNY, Visiting Professor, College of Naturopathic Medicine, Portland, OR. May 2003;XXXVI(1):4.

  • Beware—Some Things You Don’t Want to Share.
    Jane Chladny, HT (ASCP), University of Illinois, College of Veterinary Medicine, Urbana, IL, jchladny@cvm.uiuc.edu; Maureen Doran, BS, HTL (ASCP), School of Medicine, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, mdoran@siumed.edu. May 2003;XXXVI(1):6.

  • A Method to Repair Freeze Artifact in Skeletal Muscle Biopsies.
    Rena Fail, HT (ASCP), Vinnie Della Speranza, MS, HTL(ASCP), Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC. May 2003;XXXVI(1):10.

  • Mercury’s Rising.
    Vinnie Della Speranza, MS, HTL(ASCP), Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, Dellav@musc.edu. May 2003;XXXVI(1):12.

  • Enhanced Detection of Microorganisms in Tissue.
    Herbert Skip Brown, BA, HT(ASCP), Lab Management Consultants, St. Louis, MO. May 2003;XXXVI(1):12.

  • Tools to Facilitate and Standardize Grossing.
    Rita Romaguera, MD, Mehdi Nassiri, MD, Azorides R. Morales, MD, Department of Pathology, University of Miami/Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL. May 2003;XXXVI(1):17.

  • A Technique for Correcting Poorly Processed Paraffin Blocks.
    Michael L. Johnson, BS, HTL, HT(ASCP), Spokane, WA, mickie25@netzero.net. May 2003;XXXVI(1):21.

Vol. XXXVI, No. 2, December 2003 (PDF)


  • A Novel Approach to Combined Deparaffinization and Antigen Retrieval for IHC.
    Gary Ferguson, MT(ASCP); Terri Meetze, MT(ASCP)I; William Armstrong, MD; John B. Carter, MD; Ervin B. Shaw, MD, Lexington Medical Center, West Columbia, SC. December 2003;XXXVI(2):25.

  • Troubleshooting Techniques for Bielschowsky Silver Stain for Senile Plaques and Neurofibrillary Tangles.
    LuAnn Anderson, HT(ASCP), Colleen Forster, HT(ASCP), QIHC, University of Minnesota, Division of Neuropathology, Minneapolis, MN. December 2003;XXXVI(2):27.

  • Controls for the Immunohistochemical Staining of Cytology Samples.
    Ethel Macrea, Ventana Medical Systems, Tucson, AZ. December 2003;XXXVI(2):30.

  • The Gram-Twort Method: A Superior Stain for Bacteria.
    Rena Fail, HT(ASCP), Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC. December 2003;XXXVI(2):34.

  • Prion Diseases and Safety in the Histology Laboratory.

  • Phyllis Scalzo, HT(ASCP), National Prion Disease Pathology Surveillance Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, Pxs76@cwru.edu.
    December 2003; XXXVI(2):36.