[Histonet] Glass vs. Tape Coverslippers
akbitting <@t> geisinger.edu
Thu Aug 5 06:34:58 CDT 2004
I have used both. Yes, the film coverslippers are faster, but after using one for five years, this institution is considering going to glass.
My former employer also chose glass over tape. Glass just holds up better over the long run. I think some stains fade over time with tape. Hope I was of help.
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I'm looking for opinions on the subject of glass coverslippers versus tape
coverslipping. I have the opportunity to decide on a system. My only
experience has been with tape coverslipping. I understand machines that glass
coverslip are slower than tape systems. Is the refractive index better with glass
coverslips under the microscope? Opinions pros/cons are appreciated.
Deb King, HT(ASCP)
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