[Histonet] Superfrost Plus slides BENCHMARK EXPLANATION

Dave Johnson djohnson14 <@t> hotmail.com
Tue Apr 5 17:14:49 CDT 2005

I was told that the Mercedes Medical and Surgipath plus slides dont work for 
whatever reason but the Erie ones do.  What is the difference in the 

Poly lysine

>From: "Deltour, Douglas D. (HM2)" <DDDeltour <@t> mar.med.navy.mil>
>To: 'Dave Johnson ' <djohnson14 <@t> hotmail.com>, 
>"'histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu '" <histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu>
>Subject: RE: [Histonet] Superfrost Plus slides BENCHMARK EXPLANATION
>Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2005 17:00:27 -0400
>  If you are talking about the slides that have red control border it is
>because of the paint. The painted bordr on the Erie slides is painted on 
>back of the slide, not the top. The Benchmark was having problems with
>reagent pooling and not rinsing because of this "built-up" paint border.
>Here is the fisher site that has the slides.
>Notice how they are listed for automatic stainers and manual staining.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Dave Johnson
>To: histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
>Sent: 4/5/2005 4:21 PM
>Subject: RE: [Histonet] Superfrost Plus slides
>Anyone know why only the Erie slides work on the Ventana?
> >From: Julie.Sanders <@t> med.va.gov
> >To: histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
> >Subject: [Histonet] Superfrost Plus slides
> >Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2005 12:29:02 -0500
> >
> >
> >We get ours from Fisher, but I believe they're made by Erie Scientific,
> >could contact either one for a quote.  We get a fairly good price from
> >Fisher.
> >Julie
> >Julie Sanders, Supervisor Anatomic Pathology
> >VAMC, Cincinnati, Ohio
> >
> >
> >
> >on 4-5-05 you wrote:
> >We're talking of buying a Ventana Benchmark XT and they insist that we
> >need to use Superfrost Plus slides. They are going to cost much more
> >than what we're using now. Does anyone have the inside track on the
> >least expensive place to buy them from?
> >You folks are always "The" source for All Histology Wisdom!
> >Thanks!
> >
> >
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