Michel’s Transport Medium and Michel’s Transport Medium Vials provides a stable medium for transport of fresh unfixed tissues, such as renal, rectal, lymph node, skin and oral mucosa biopsies, which will undergo subsequent frozen sectioning and/or immunofluorescence studies. Michel’s Transport Medium is not a fixative and does not have any fixative properties, but the transport medium allows specimens to be safely held for up to five days prior to processing. Michel’s Transport Medium is not suitable for transporting cells for flow cytometry or tissues used for fluorescent in-situ hybridization (FISH) studies.
Michel’s Wash Solution is used to wash Michel’s Transport Medium from tissue after transport or storage and prior to freezing. Three changes of Michel’s Wash Solution for 10 minutes each recommended for optimal results.