Table of ContentsTissues to NOT freeze
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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