[Histonet] Re: Kurabo AS 200
jnocito <@t> satx.rr.com
Wed Mar 21 17:27:05 CDT 2007
it's still faster than some techs I know.
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From: "Cazares, Ruth" <RCazares <@t> schosp.org>
To: <histonet <@t> lists.utsouthwestern.edu>
Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2007 2:55 PM
Subject: [Histonet] Re: Kurabo AS 200
Well I have to admit, curiosity got the best of me and I went on the
website to checkout my (and every histo tech's) competition.
It does seem impressive, and it can crank out 200 slides in 2 hours (one
run equals 2 hours), BUT those are serial sections from one block. If
you want different blocks cut it can handle up to; WAIT FOR IT......
HERE IT COMES........ 20, YES! Twenty blocks every run or 2 hours. So,
if your lab averages 200 blocks a day it would take 10 hours to get them
cut and stained.
I don't think that would work in my lab, but that's just my opinion. I
have enclosed the website in case anyone else is curious.
Ruth Cazares, Histology Supervisor (and histo tech, for the time being)
Department of Pathology
Swedish Covenant Hospital
Chicago, IL 60625
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