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Fundamentals of Tissue Processing and Its Preceding Steps

Andrew Lisowski, M.S., HTL (ASCP)

The aim of this downloadable training resource is to increase awareness of the histology routine workflow, including steps leading up to specimen processing through to processing protocols.

Learn more about:

  • Histology routine workflow: steps and action
  • Steps leading up to specimen processing
  • Proper techniques and common mistakes in:
    • Grossing
    • Fixation
    • Decalcification
  • Science of processing
    • Processing stages
    • Processing reagents
  • Examples of processing protocols
    • Standard
    • Xylene-free
    • Fatty specimens

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About the presenter

Andrew Lisowski, M.S., HTL (ASCP)

Andrew Lisowski has almost 30 years of experience in histology and histotechnology. He attended veterinary school and earned his master’s degree in molecular biology. Andrew worked in histology, IHC and ISH labs, cell culture lab, performed in-vitro and in-vivo toxicology assays and was a member of a necropsy team. He worked for pharmaceutical companies, medical school and founded his own molecular and histology firms.