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Sectioning of Bone as a Specialist Histology Specimen

The significance of histological examination in the classification and diagnosis of clinical conditions is reliant on the expertise of the histology laboratory in managing the wide spectrum of specimen type submitted for analysis.

From receipt of the tissue sample to presentation of a slide for microscopic examination, histologists must consider the composition of the specimen to effectively determine how it should be handled.The majority of samples follow a routine cycle of dehydration and paraffin embedding in preparation forsectioning on the microtome.