[Histonet] Histoprep bx bags?

Weems, Joyce JWEEMS <@t> sjha.org
Thu Dec 14 09:36:39 CST 2006

Perm wrapping papers work well - you know, the hair things. Sally's has them in large boxes.


Joyce Weems
Pathology Manager
Saint Joseph's Hospital 
5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30342
404-851-7376 - Phone
404-851-7831 - Fax

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[mailto:histonet-bounces <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu]On Behalf Of Gayle
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Subject: Re: [Histonet] Histoprep bx bags?

Maybe all the merging of companies means phasing out products??

I found the little tea bag style at EMS (Electron Microscopy Sciences) 
Biopsy bags, Cat # 62326-05 for 500/pk

We have used lens paper, folded, but you have to careful to do that 
carefully.  Also, some lens papers shred when trying to open up and 
retrieve a tissue, so we use harder surface lens paper.  Not ideal but 
works in a pinch.

  At 08:41 PM 12/13/2006, you wrote:
>Can any tell me why the Histoprep biopsy bags have been discontinued?  The
>replacement bags are nylon and not what works for our lab.  Has anyone 
>found an
>exceptable replacement other than sewn nylon bags?
>Deb in Sacramento
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Gayle Callis
Research Histopathology Supervisor
Veterinary Molecular Biology
Montana State University - Bozeman
PO Box 173610
Bozeman MT 59717-3610
406 994-6367
406 994-4303 (FAX)

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