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|2. (WO2016120224) TRANSPORTER SYSTEMS, ASSEMBLIES AND ASSOCIATED METHODS FOR TRANSPORTING TISSUE SAMPLES|
|Applicants:||VENTANA MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC.
F. HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE AG
|Title:||TRANSPORTER SYSTEMS, ASSEMBLIES AND ASSOCIATED METHODS FOR TRANSPORTING TISSUE SAMPLES|
A tissue sample that has been removed from a subject can be evaluated. A transporter system for carrying a tissue sample includes a transport container, a fixative in the transport container, and a cooling device that reduces and/or maintains the temperature of the fixative to perform a pre-soaking process. A portable transporter system adapted to carry a tissue sample contacting a fixative, can include: a transport container including: a holding chamber; and a fixative; and a container lid including: a cassette holder operable to be coupled to the standard histology cassette and including a first seal; and a cassette receiver operable to be releasably coupled to said transport container and including a second seal, where the cassette holder and cassette receiver are operable to be attachably coupled to one another upon insertion of a standard histology cassette coupled to the cassette holder into the cassette receiver.