[Histonet] .."Sharpie" marker pens

Bonnie Whitaker bwhitaker <@t> brownpathology.com
Fri Mar 18 13:19:12 CST 2005

It didn't work for me either!

Bonnie Whitaker

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From: histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
[mailto:histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu] On Behalf Of LuAnn
Sent: Friday, March 18, 2005 1:01 PM
To: Bonner, Janet; Histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
Subject: RE: [Histonet] Caveat about true "Sharpie" marker pens fortissue
cassettes Re:Colored Cassettes for multi institution study

The Sharpie "industrial" did not work in our processor.

At 11:37 AM 3/18/05, Bonner, Janet wrote:
>The Sharpie "industrial" survives the processing chemicals but we use 
>the Statmark pen for the slides.
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>From: histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
>[mailto:histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu]On Behalf Of Gayle 
>Sent: Friday, March 18, 2005 10:51 AM
>To: John Robertson; Histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu
>Subject: [Histonet] Caveat about true "Sharpie" marker pens for tissue 
>cassettes Re:Colored Cassettes for multi institution study
>Caveat:  True Sharpie marker, per se, ink is washed off by processing 
>solvents.  Are you refering to the STATMARK PEN (StatLab) or Superfrost 
>Marker II pen that LOOK like "sharpie" markers but have special ink 
>that stays on plastic cassettes?
>     At 02:34 PM 3/17/2005, you wrote:
> >Hal- You might consider a cassette bearing a large letter for each 
> >institution. A sequentially bar coded set would permit accurate 
> >sample logging and tracking. These markings could be put on the side 
> >to permit traditional sharpie markings on the face. Alternatively the 
> >face could be marked with large letters leaving room for the sharpie.
> >
> >See a picture at
> >http://www.vialabel.com/bigletter.jpg
> >
> >Hope this helps Hal.
> >John
> >
> >
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