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Tips for sending fixed brains

Tips for sending fixed brains

Tips for sending fixed brains From the labs Go here for tips on brain removal Collect CSF for microbiology and cytology first. Obtain samples of cerebrospinal fluid by needle puncture of the dura mater at the foramen magnum before removing the brain from the cranium....
Getting a brain out intact

Getting a brain out intact

Getting a brain out intact How to remove a whole intact brain using a longitudinal craniotomy This is one┬ámethod of removing the brain without damaging it. We’re told that with practice the brain can be removed in less than one minute. WA DPIRD techniques for...
Collecting and transporting ocular fluids

Collecting and transporting ocular fluids

Collecting and transporting ocular fluids Ocular fluid biochemistry can help diagnose causes of sudden death. The eye is relatively isolated and protected so collection of ocular fluid up to 48 hours after death can add value in an investigation. Testing can include:...