Table of ContentsDefinition / general
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Definition / general
- Fresh tissue preferable for special studies and flow cytometry
- Section specimen every 3 - 5 mm
- Obtain imprints after blotting with a towel to remove excess blood
- Blocks should be thin for adequate fixation, since fixative penetrates spleen slowly
- Describe apparent white pulp disorders (nodules), red pulp disorders (diffusely enlarged spleen without follicles or nodules) or other