[Histonet] S3 Histo

Laura Fidgen lfidgen <@t> vt.edu
Wed Apr 27 09:30:26 CDT 2005

We are trying to implement the use of a xylene substitute, namely, S3 Histo 
from BBC Biomedical.  Can anyone give me information on whether processing 
times need to be adjusted?  We currently use xylene on our processor (2 
stations x 1 hour each).  Also, we are going to use the substitute in our 
automated Leica stainer.  Would the station times for clearing need to be 

Thanks in advance for any responses!

Laura L. Fidgen, MScF, BSc, HT(ASCP)
Laboratory and Research Practioner
VMRCVM, Histopatholgy/Clinical Pathology Dept.
Blacksburg, VA 24060-0443 

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